The Chair of the Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee, Mr Chris Crewther MP, yesterday tabled the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s (Committee) Inquiry Report seeking to address the scourge of modern slavery in Australia and abroad (Report).
December 08, 2017
After a long period of consultation, the Australian Government has tabled a Bill aimed at improving protection for whistleblowers in the corporate, financial, credit and tax sectors.
Deferred Prosecution Agreement scheme and failure to prevent bribery offence for Australia
December 06, 2017
Due to the nature of the work involved in the production, processing, packaging, and transport of food and produce – these supply chains have a high risk of modern slavery.
October 17, 2017
The risk of modern slavery occurring in the operations of financial institutions is considered low, however, they all have supply chains, which carry greater risk, and are also under pressure to address modern slavery risks in their lending and finance activities.
October 06, 2017
Businesses in Australia investing in Indonesia and Indonesian companies partnering with, or supplying Australian businesses need to be aware of both nations’ increased focus on tackling modern slavery.
September 19, 2017
In this global antitrust and competition review for 2016, we shine a spotlight on three areas of concern to businesses operating around the globe as they review thei
September 11, 2017
The construction and real estate development industry is one of the most vulnerable sectors to modern day slavery. The risk arises both in the operations of businesses in this sector and in their supply chains. Despite the high risk of modern slavery in this sector, statistics reflect a low level of awareness of the issue.
September 05, 2017
Executives, consultants and observers agree – the talent market is undergoing a profound transformation, and expectations are shifting on both sides of the employment equation.
August 17, 2017