List of Recommendations

Recommendation 1

4.55
The Committee recommends that the Australian Government consider supporting inprinciple the development of a Modern Slavery Act in Australia, including supply chain reporting requirements for companies, businesses, organisations and governments in Australia, as well as an Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, subject to reviewing the recommendations of the Committee’s final report. The Committee will provide further recommendations for the content of a Modern Slavery Act in its final report, as well as other necessary changes to Australian legislation, policies and practices to combat modern slavery.

Recommendation 2

4.56
The Committee recommends that the Australian Government consider the Committee’s in-principle support for a Modern Slavery Act, including supply chain reporting requirements and an Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, as part of Australia’s contribution to the Bali Process Government and Business Forum in Perth on 24 and 25 August 2017.

Recommendation 3

4.57
The Committee recommends that the Australian Government consider this interim report as part of its current review of corporate reporting, with a view to developing legislation requiring businesses, companies, organisations and governments operating in Australia to report on measures taken to address modern slavery in their global supply chains, in accordance with the recommendations in the Committee’s final report.

 |  Contents  | 
Top