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Past events

Australian Modern Slavery Act: Consultation with Professor John McMillan AO

6 Sep
2022

Sydney
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Details

The UNGCNA invites you to participate in a consultation of the Australian Modern Slavery Act, which forms part of the official Australian Government review of the Act. The review will consider the operation of the Act over its first three years and whether further measures to improve the Act and improve compliance are necessary. Professor John McMillan AO, is leading the review, and this session will be facilitated by Kylie Porter, Executive Director, UN Global Compact Network Australia.

The agenda will include:

  • Overview of the Modern Slavery Act to date, including a discussion on the Issues Paper (to be released shortly) and the consultation pathways
  • Q&A with Professor John McMillan AO facilitated by the UNGCNA
  • Next steps for businesses.

This session is kindly hosted by Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

The UNGCNA has prioritised its Modern Slavery Community of Practice members for this consultation. Contact us for more information.

Further information about the review, including the Terms of Reference, visit: Review of the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018 (homeaffairs.gov.au). 

 

Please note that we are in process of organising an online consultation and consultations in Brisbane and Perth.

Upcoming events

12 Oct
2022
Sydney 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

2022 Australian Dialogue on Business and Human Rights: Truly embedding human rights within corporate sustainability

The UN Global Compact Network Australia, in partnership with Allens, invites you to the 7th Australian Dialogue on Business and Human Rights, Truly...
2022 Australian Dialogue on Business and Human Rights: Truly embedding human rights within corporate sustainability
18 Oct
2022
Online 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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