An inquiry into human trafficking, slavery and slavery-like practices

18 July 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-607-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

The Committee (PDF 13KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 137KB)
Recommendations (PDF 123KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 173KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of report
Domestic legislation
International obligations
Human trafficking in Australia

Chapter 2 - Legal and policy framework (PDF 261KB)

Commonwealth policy response
Efficacy of the Commonwealth's policy response
Law enforcement and human trafficking
International engagement
Further proposals for policy and law reform

Chapter 3 - Slavery and forced labour (PDF 217KB)

Migrant workers
Supply chains

Chapter 4 - Sexual servitude (PDF 200KB)

Prevalence of trafficking in the sex industry
International engagement
Criminalisation of the sex industry
Cybersex trafficking

Chapter 5 - Forced marriage (PDF 222KB)

What is forced marriage?
Prevalence of forced marriage in Australia
Government response to forced marriage

Additional comments from the Nick Xenophon Team (PDF 41KB)

Adequate Resourcing
Legislative Reform

Appendix 1 (PDF 6KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 114KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 7KB)

Answers to questions on notice
Additional Information

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3419