NSW Anti-Slavery Commissioner
The NSW Government has appointed international lawyer and professor of global politics Dr James Cockayne as the first NSW Anti-Savery Commissioner. In making the announcement NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman said:
“Dr Cockayne has spent years developing policies which can help communities to identify and respond to modern slavery,”
Dr Cockayne will take up the role in August 2022. He will oversee compliance with the NSW Modern Slavery Act 2018 and the Modern Slavery Amendment Act 2021.
ACRATH congratulates Dr James Cockayne on his appointment and looks forward to collaborating with him in the important work of eliminating human trafficking and slavery.