ACRATH Advocates for Modern Slavery Act

Posted in August 2nd, 2017
by ACRATH

113Public Hearing in Melbourne

The Federal Government Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade is currently conducting an inquiry into whether Australia should have a Modern Slavery Act. To provide a submission for this inquiry ACRATH partnered with The Freedom Partnership, the Justice and International Mission of the Uniting Church in Australia Victoria and Tasmania Synod and FECCA (the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia). At a public hearing in Melbourne on 2nd August representatives of the four organisations responded to questions from the inquiry committee.IMG_20170802_135330

 

ACRATH members from Victoria attended the public hearing. A copy of the written submission (submission No 199) from these organisations can be found on the inquiry page of the Parliament website.