August Action Against Slavery

Was there slavery in Australia? YES!!  It shouldn’t even be a debate!! From early settlement Australia’s Indigenous Peoples  were forced to work unpaid ...

Domestic Servitude Conviction

A Melbourne husband and wife who held a woman in slavery in their home for eight years have been jailed. This is ...

Human Trafficking and Terrorism

A recently released document published by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) examines the link between Human Trafficking and ...

Anti-Slavery Actions for July

The World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed each year on 30th July. This day serves as a reminder that there ...

ACRATH Launches Appeal

ACRATH, Australia’s leading Catholic anti-trafficking organisation, is appealing for funds to continue its support for trafficked people. President Sr Louise Cleary csb ...

End Uyghur Forced Labour

Forced labour, child labour (including worst forms) and state-enforced forced labour is not unknown in cotton. In fact, of the top ten ...

A Voice for Workers’ Rights

For a number of years ACRATH has supported Any Hall's campaign for justice in the case brought against him by Thai pineapple ...

Volunteers Spread the Word

In 2021 Volunteer Week is observed May 17 to May 23 2021. Joan Kennedy, a Presentation Sister, sat at her first ACRATH ...

Fashion Supply Chains

On 24th April 2013  the eight-story Rana Plaza building outside Dhaka, Bangladesh, collapsed, killing more than 1,100 people and injuring thousands of others. In 2021 ...

Carer Kept as Slave

A Sydney couple have pleaded guilty to charges of forced labour and harbouring a person. In court it was revealed the couple ...

Changes Make A Statement

Can you make a change this year? Last year we asked our newsletter readers to let us know what they are doing ...

Time to Speak Up

Umes Acharya, ACRATH member and researcher is urging people to treat the exploitation of international students as Modern Slavery and work for ...