Australia: Tackling modern slavery now a matter of legal compliance

Author: Amy Sinclair, Law Society of NSW Journal, Published on: 3 March 2019

March 2019

Australia has introduced new laws to prevent slavery in supply chains. This article outlines recent legislative changes (at NSW and Commonwealth level), considers what they do and what changes they will require businesses in Australia to make, as well as what to anticipate given the international context of increasing corporate human rights regulation...

This article first appeared in the March 2019 edition of the Law Society of NSW Journal.

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