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Inquiry into Slavery, Slavery-like conditions and People Trafficking

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The Committee encourages submissions to its inquiry from a wide range of individuals and organisations. While we prefer submissions lodged in an original, electronic format, we do not want to exclude contributors who do not have access to computing facilities. Therefore, we will accept submissions in a range of formats which may include typewritten and handwritten documents.

Submissions to this inquiry are listed below in Portable Document Format (PDF). If an alternative format (ie, hard copy or large print) is required, please contact the Committee Secretariat. More submissions will be added to the list when they are received and authorised for publication.

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There are currently a total of 82 submissions in the following list.

    1. Inner South Community Health Services (PDF 321KB)
    2. Family Voice Australia (PDF 135KB)
    3. Confidential
    4. University of Queensland (PDF 1,503KB)
    5. Collective Shout (PDF 272KB)
    6. Australian Crime Commission (PDF 6,371KB)
    7. Slavery Links Australia Inc (PDF 513KB)
    8. Attorney-General’s Department (PDF 4,762KB)
      8.a Attachment a- Attorney- General's Department (PDF 262KB)
    9. Kittu Randhawa (PDF 85KB)
    10. Josephite Counter-Trafficking Project (PDF 268KB)
    11. Catholic Justice and Peace Commission of Brisbane (PDF 162KB)
    12. Mrs Marion Smith AM (PDF 118KB)
    13. Hagar Australia (PDF 601KB)
    14. Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (PDF 577KB)
    15. National Tertiary Education Union (PDF 206KB)
    16. Brianna Lee (PDF 219KB)
    17. Shakti Migrant and Women’s Support Group (PDF 50KB)
    18. Australian Institute of Criminology (PDF 391KB)
    19. Coalition Against Trafficking in Women Australia (PDF 184KB)
    20. Walk Free (PDF 2,376KB)
    21. Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (PDF 698KB)
    22. Plan International Australia (PDF 173KB)
    23. Falun Dafa Association of NSW (PDF 956KB)
    24. Avyi Patitsas (PDF 59KB)
    25. Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia; Synod of South Australia, Uniting Church in Australia; Salvation Army; Justice and Peace Office, Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney; STOP THE TRAFFIK Australia; Office for Justice and Peace, Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne (PDF 1,283KB)
    26. Scarlet Alliance (PDF 574KB)
    27. World Vision (PDF 803KB)
    28. Australian Council of Trade Unions (PDF 265KB)
    29. Law Council of Australia (PDF 318KB)
    30. Stop the Traffik; Oaktree Foundation; Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania (PDF 1,023KB)
    31. Australian Human Rights Commission (PDF 332KB)
    32. Andrea Tokaji, Christian Faith and Freedom (PDF 250KB)
    33. Karen Bos, Christian Faith and Freedom (PDF 205KB)
    34. Anti-Slavery Australia (PDF 1,794KB)
    35. Slavery Links Australia (PDF 399KB)
    36. Civil Liberties Australia (PDF 107KB)
    37. Salvation Army (PDF 590KB)
    38. Project Respect (PDF 309KB)
    39. Dr Anne T. Gallagher AO (PDF 235KB)
    40. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (PDF 170KB)
    41. Confidential
    42. Australian Christian Lobby (PDF 306KB)
    43. Victorian Department of Justice and Victoria Police (PDF 373KB)
    44. Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (PDF 627KB)
    45. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosections (PDF 52KB)
    46. Andrea Tokaji, Christian Faith and Freedom – Supplementary submission (PDF 4,972KB)
    47. Australian Red Cross (PDF 315KB)
    48. Attorney-General’s Department – Supplementary submission (PDF 1,612KB)
    49. Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (PDF 157KB)
    50. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (PDF 79KB)
    51. Law Council of Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 250KB)
    52. Australian Institute of Criminology – Supplementary submission (PDF 285KB)
    53. Australian Crime Commission – Supplementary submission (PDF 63KB)
    54. Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions – Supplementary submission (PDF 66KB)
    55. Fair Work Ombudsman (PDF 180KB)
    56. Department of Immigration and Citizenship (PDF 732KB)
    57. World Vision - Supplementary submission (PDF 544KB)
    58. No Slavery Australia (PDF 580KB)
    59. Hagar Australia – supplementary submission (PDF 100KB)
    60. Withheld
    61. Australian Human Rights Commission – supplementary submission (PDF 169KB)
    62. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs – supplementary submission (PDF 70.9KB)
    63. National Children’s and Youth Law Centre (PDF 104KB)
    64. Falun Dafa Association of NSW – Supplementary submission (PDF 467KB)
    65. AusAID (PDF 210KB)
    66. Confidential
    67. Attorney-General’s Department – Supplementary submission (PDF 118KB)
    68. National Tertiary Education Union (PDF 123KB)
    69. Australian Federal Police (PDF 255KB)
    70. No Slavery Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 388KB)
    71. Scarlet Alliance (PDF 368KB)
    72. Hagar Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 229KB)
    73. Plan International Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 124KB)
    74. Department of Immigration and Citizenship – Supplementary submission (PDF 112KB)
    75. Australian Federal Police – Supplementary submission (PDF 161KB)
    76. Attorney-General’s Department – Supplementary submission (PDF 454KB)
    77. Anti-Slavery Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 153KB)
    78. Department of Immigration and Citizenship – Supplementary submission (PDF 83.9KB)
    79. Anti-Slavery Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 251KB)
    80. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Supplementary submission (PDF 660KB)
    81. Slavery Links Australia – Supplementary submission (PDF 111KB)
    82. Victoria Police (PDF 359KB)

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