ACRATH ARE HIRING!

ACRATH is a dynamic social justice organisation with a passionate staff and volunteer base. There is a new Community Development position vacant and you might be the perfect person to join the ACRATH team. See the full position descriptions and how to apply here

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Revealing Q&A with Mercy Links ‘New Yorker’ Isabel Salter

Isabel (Izzy) Salter is an ACRATH SA Member. She’s an amazing young woman currently in New York undertaking a 10-month internship with Mercy Global Action (MGA), the justice arm and United Nations office of Mercy International Association (MIA). MIA is the international body which represents the Sisters of Mercy, their Associates, and their partners in…

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Julia leaves her mark

Julia Trimboli discovered the injustices of human trafficking a long time ago. She was working at Catholic Health Australia and heard about a group of ACRATH people visiting Parliament House in Canberra advocating for policy change for people who had been trafficked into Australia. Ever since finding out that people around the globe, including Australia,…

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ACRATH goes to uni

ACRATH has embarked on an education program across Australian universities to equip students and staff with the skills to identify human trafficking and ways to respond to reports or concerns. Educating for Change has already begun in collaboration with the University of South Australia and Flinders University and aims to reach 21 universities. It’s an…

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Tony’s chocolate a fave all round!

Some of ACRATH’s favourite chocolate makers have topped the charts again in this year’s Be Slavery Free 5th Chocolate Scorecard. The scorecard, which includes 63 companies, has given Tony’s Chocolonely a very high rating and many of the people who participated in ACRATH’s Easter chocolate Indulge Responsibly campaign, echoed that score. The Be Slavery Free…

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Call to action April 2024

ACRATH supports the work of many like-minded organisations both in Australia and globally. Many produce resources that can be used in a variety of settings and some have campaigns underway.

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Take Our Calendar Survey: Your Input Needed!

ACRATH’s calendar has been published for many years and is popular with our supporters. To help us provide more of what you want in the calendar, we invite you to be part of a survey we are doing. It will only take you a few minutes. Please join in our evaluation.

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Reflecting on ACRATH’s past and being part of its future.

I first became aware of ACRATH about 17 years ago when I was working as a teacher and social justice coordinator in a congregational school in Sydney. Modern slavery was an abstract idea, something belonging to a distant time or place. Alongside my students, I learned how we are often unwittingly supporting the systems and…

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ACRATH GATHERING Highlights

After four years since the last ACRATH face-to-face Gathering due to COVID, ACRATH Members, staff, and the National Committee gathered for a three-day conference at St Joseph’s Baulkham Hills last week, the perfect setting for discussions on the pressing issue of Modern Slavery Closer Than You Think. Click on the video below to see the…

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Global leaders joined the 16 Days Campaign.

ACRATH’s 16 Days of Activism, focusing on women migrant workers vulnerable to exploitation, ended on December 10 2023, but the messages conveyed, the information shared, resources developed and the impact of the campaign are still being felt. We encourage you to find out more and become part of the ongoing story. Teaching resources from ACRATH’s…

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ACRATH joins Pope Francis in tops for 2023

ACRATH joined illustrious company when it was declared a person/organisation of the year (2023) by Jesuit Publications’ Eureka Street magazine. Laura Kings, Assistant editor of Australian Catholics, chose ACRATH and Linda Burney, Minister for Indigenous Australians and Member for Barton.  Other senior Jesuit Publication staff and writers, including Fr Andy Hamilton sj and Eureka Street editor…

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REGISTER NOW 

The Annual ACRATH Members Gathering and General Meeting will be held in March 2024 in Sydney.  It will be the first face-to-face gathering since COVID, so members look forward to meeting each other and considering the important theme: Modern Slavery is closer than you think…. On the evening of Wednesday, 20 March 2024, at 7.15-8.15pm (AEDT), the Keynote Speaker…

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