Tackling modern slavery in supply chains

Australian businesses would be required to report on how they are reducing the risks of modern slavery in their supply chains, under a bill introduced in the House of Representatives.

Jun 29, 2018

Introducing the Modern Slavery Bill 2018, the Assistant Minister for Home Affairs, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, told the House, ‘This significant initiative will shine a light into the shadows of global supply chains where modern slavery thrives ... This bill will send a clear message that modern slavery is unacceptable in the supply chains of all of our goods and services.’