Advocacy Success

ACRATH celebrates milestone advocacy success. ACRATH has hailed the Federal Government’s Budget decision to offer victims andsurvivors of human trafficking the opportunity to access support without involvement withlaw enforcement, as a momentous achievement. It comes after a 17 year battle byACRATH. Before last night’s announcement, a trafficking victim’s ability to access the Support forTrafficked People…

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ACRATH’s Dogged Advocacy Pays Off

Many years ago ACRATH, alongside other NGOs, began advocating for a Modern Slavery Act in Australia and an independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner to oversee that Act. The Act was passed in 2018 and the appointment of a Commissioner is now a step closer. ACRATH’s dogged advocacy is paying off. On Budget night in October ACRATH was…

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NSW Interim Anti-Slavery Commissioner

Earlier this year the NSW Government passed the NSW Modern Slavery ACT.  This Act allows for the appointment of an Anti-Slavery Commissioner for NSW. ACRATH is delighted to learn that Professor Jennifer Burn, director of Anti-Slavery Australia, has been appointed as the NSW Interim Anti-Slavery Commissioner. Over the years ACRATH has worked closely with Jennifer.…

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