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The Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill: an opportunity to strengthen access to justice for victims

This briefing was prepared ahead of the Second Reading of Lord McColl’s Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill. It draws attention to the legal challenges modern slavery victims face in accessing remedy for the harms inflicted on them. In an effort to empower victims, it advocates for the introduction of specific civil wrongs of trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced...

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade for the Inquiry into Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia

CORE and partner ICAR have submitted a response to the Australian Government regarding its proposals to establish a Modern Slavery Act. We urge the Australian Government to draw on UK modern slavery legislation and to go further than the UK Act in terms of reporting provisions and enforcement.