Modern Slavery in Australia

A definitive guide for practitioners advising businesses and government agencies on modern slavery

Published: 18 March, 2024

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AUD$ 150.00
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Modern Slavery in Australia covers the entire breadth of Australia’s modern slavery response, including criminal law, migration law, family law, and labour law. It also discusses regulatory frameworks, policy developments, and survivor support options.

This book contextualises Australia’s modern slavery response within international frameworks and offers an accessible overview of definitions and explanations of modern slavery crimes, relevant legislation and case law, and the emerging challenges in responding to the many forms of slavery in contemporary society. It examines how modern slavery intersects with business and migration frameworks, making it a foundational text on the complex subject of modern slavery.


• considers the complex intersections among different types of exploitation under the banner of modern slavery and the various Australian state, territory and federal response frameworks related to employment relations, domestic and family violence and migration
• provides expert analysis of the major decisions in each of the different legislative areas to exemplify the main issues and emerging case law
• includes commentary on how the law has shaped policy and practice

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