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Modern slavery and global supply chains – Interim report of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia
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01 August 2017

Introduction 1.1 Modern slavery is a heinous crime that affects millions of people around the world. Evidence to this inquiry has highlighted the devastating impact of modern slavery and the need for stronger measures to combat it. 1.2 This interim...

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Worker Exploitation in New Zealand. A Troubling Landscape
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05 December 2016

This study investigates worker exploitation in New Zealand. Cases of  worker exploitation were identified in several key industry sectors and predominantly labour-intensive industries. Six key industry sectors were identified in the initial desk review: construction, dairy, fishing, horticulture and viticulture,...

Trading Lives: Modern Day Human Trafficking
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24 June 2013

Introductory Chapter Conduct of the inquiry 1.1 On 13 August 2012, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Bob Carr, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on Slavery, Slavery like conditions and People Trafficking. The terms of...

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