Rarely have public institutions and businesses around the world been under greater scrutiny by activists and the general public.
July 11, 2018
Today, the Assistant Minister for Home Affairs the Hon Alex Hawke MP tabled the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 in Parliament.
June 28, 2018
The NSW parliament yesterday passed the Modern Slavery Act.
June 22, 2018
On 6 June 2018, Premier Gladys Berejiklian introduced the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (NSW) into the NSW Legislative Assembly.
June 19, 2018
Modern Slavery Reporting for Commonwealth Procurement
May 16, 2018
Whistleblowing presents a significant risk for boards, committees and directors, but it also brings an opportunity to better understand, and therefore manage, culture.
May 09, 2018
Following the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015, jurisdictions including Australia and Hong Kong intend to introduce similar legislation to combat modern slavery.
The Australian economy is continuing to feel the effects of two important dynamics – the steady march of globalisation and digital disruption.
April 05, 2018
The Australian Government’s proposed whistleblowing laws are one step closer to becoming reality, with the Senate Economics Legislation Committee (the Committee) recommending that the Treasury Laws Amendment (Whistleblowers) Bill 2017 (the Bill) be passed, despite numerous stakeholders expressing concern about aspects of the Bill. For more details of the Bill’s contents, refer to our December update.
April 03, 2018
In 2015, the United Kingdom passed the Modern Slavery Act, which contains a corporate reporting requirement aimed at increasing transparency around modern slavery and human trafficking in the operations and supply chains of large companies.
March 28, 2018