About this inquiry

The bill would establish a Modern Slavery Reporting Requirement, which would require certain large businesses and other entities in Australia to make annual public reports (Modern Slavery Statements) on their actions to address modern slavery risks in their operations and supply chains.

Past Public Hearings

03 Aug 2018: Canberra, ACT
02 Aug 2018: Sydney, NSW
01 Aug 2018: Melbourne, VIC


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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Modern Slavery Bill 2018 [Provisions]

On 28 June the Senate referred the provisions of the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 24 August 2018.

The deadline for submissions to the inquiry is 20 July 2018.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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