Call to action September 2023
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. Our newsletter regularly includes this page, encouraging people to find out more and consider becoming involved in actions and advocacy.
A couple jailed for keeping a slave in their Melbourne home have been ordered to pay their victim more than $485,000 for years of “unpaid wages” in the first payment of its kind in Australia, according to Melbourne’s Age newspaper.
‘Reach every victim’ and ‘leave no one behind’: Sisters combat human trafficking
Sisters share what their congregations are doing internationally to eliminate this grave offense against human dignity.
Slavery is a growing problem. How should Australia respond? Melissa Halliday, ACRATH employee
Doing Theology and Theological Ethics in the Face of the Abuse Crisis, Global Theological Ethics
Edited by Daniel J. Fleming, James F. Keenan SJ and Hans Zollner SJ; Published April 2023
Modern slavery is on the rise in Australia
Linx Employment exits Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme amid worker treatment investigation
Man charged with trafficking over alleged scheme to leave wife stranded overseas
Melbourne woman convicted of slavery handed more jail time over bid to intimidate victim
Catholics in South Sudan voice alarm over forced marriage
Modern Slavery Act Review
Dutch King apologises for Netherlands’ historic involvement in slavery
Baptist World Aid: Ethical Fashion Report, Special Edition 2013-2023
Human trafficking and homelessness