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Australia’s world-first repository of ‘modern slavery statements’ a step in the right direction

From “fast fashion” to tinned tuna to the components in your mobile phone, what guarantee do you have the goods you buy are slave-free? The...
Forced labour, sexual exploitation and forced marriage: modern slavery in Australia hides in plain sight

Forced labour, sexual exploitation and forced marriage: modern slavery in Australia hides in plain...

Yes, there was slavery in Australia. Yes, there is slavery in Australia now. It occurs as forced labour, sexual exploitation and forced marriage. These situations rarely...
Think slavery in Australia was all in the past? Think again

Think slavery in Australia was all in the past? Think again

In the charged atmosphere of Black Lives Matter demonstrations, Prime Minister Scott Morrison recently made the mistake of stating there was no slavery in...
Fast moves in India-Australia relations risk pushing millions more into modern slavery

Fast moves in India-Australia relations risk pushing millions more into modern slavery

This week the leaders of India and Australia reaffirmed their mutual interest in closer diplomatic and economic ties. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Australian...

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