This page provides resources to help you learn more about modern slavery and the Modern Slavery Act 2018.
This detailed guidance material provides step-by-step instructions about how to comply with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 and advice about good-practice. This guidance also includes appendices with information about key issues, including risk indicators, engaging with suppliers, and responding to cases. The Australian Border Force developed this guidance in consultation with business and civil society experts.
This information sheet provides guidance for entities about how to reduce the risk of vulnerable workers in their operations and supply chains becoming exposed to modern slavery as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This information sheet also explains how reporting entities under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 can address the impact of COVID-19 in their modern slavery statements.
This infographic provides key information about modern slavery, the Australian Government's response and the types of products and services that have high modern slavery risks.
The Modern Slavery Act 2018 requires the Australian Government to report annually to Parliament about its actions to implement the legislation. This is the Australian Government's first report, which covers the 2019 calendar year. This report highlights the Australian Border Force's proactive consultation with business and civil society to implement the Act.
This toolkit provides a range of practical resources to support Government procurement officers to address modern slavery risks. These resources include a risk screening tool, tender guidance and supplier questionaire.
This scoping paper outlines how the Australian Government will approach preparing its first Commonwealth Modern Slavery Statement. The Government is committed to taking a best practice approach to complying with its obligations under the Act, including by publishing annual Commonwealth Statements that respond to all criteria under the legislation. The Government is also committed to developing responses to modern slavery in public sector supply chains that prioritise the best interests of survivors.
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