Review of Modern Slavery Act

MSA Review

Following an extensive public consultation the review of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act has been tabled in Parliament. The review, led by Professor John McMillan AO, examined the first three years of operation of the Act. ACRATH was actively engaged in the review process.

The review provded 30 recommendations to strengthen the Act including:

  • a review of the guidance for reporting entities
  • a lowering of the reporting threshold to $50 million
  • introducing penalties for non-compliance with reporting requirements
  • requiring entities to have a due diligence system in place
  • proposed functions for an Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Download a copy of the Report of the statutory review of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth): The first three years here.