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Modern slavery: orphanage tourism in developing nations

7 September 2017

Does your church, charity or organisation have any connection with orphanages, fund raising, mission trips or child sponsorship? Please take the time to read these resources which will help organisations understand the serious implication relating to orphanages set to emerge from the Modern Slavery Act Inquiry. A new piece of legislation is likely to be introduced by the Australian Government whic... Read more

AFN welcomes Modern Slavery Act announcement

AFN welcomes Modern Slavery Act announcement

16 August 2017

The Australian Freedom Network (AFN) has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement of an Act of Parliament to eradicate modern slavery in Australia. Read more

AFN Calls for a Modern Slavery Act in Australia

AFN Calls for a Modern Slavery Act in Australia

30 May 2017

AFN Submission - Inquiry into an Australian Modern Slavery Act Read more

Australian Bishops call for end to slavery by 2030

Australian Bishops call for end to slavery by 2030

9 May 2017

May 9, 2017 By CathNews Australia’s national policy should be directed to eradicating human t... Read more

Working Together Against Modern Slavery - Uniting Church in Australia

Working Together Against Modern Slavery - Uniting Church in Australia

2 May 2017

The President of the Uniting Church in Australia has welcomed the combined advocacy efforts of ecumenical, interfaith and community partners in support of a Modern Slavery Act for Australia. Read more

AFN welcomes Business Council support for a Modern Slavery Act

AFN welcomes Business Council support for a Modern Slavery Act

5 April 2017

The Australian Freedom Network has welcomed the Business Council of Australia's support for an Act of Parliament to discourage slavery-like work conditions. Read more

Sydney Catholic Archbishop takes a stand against Slavery - AAP News Story

Sydney Catholic Archbishop takes a stand against Slavery - AAP News Story

29 March 2017

Archbishop Fisher told a NSW parliamentary inquiry that the Catholic Church were taking a stand against slavery in their supply chains. Read more

Leader of the Catholic Church in Sydney announces slavery free supply chain initiative

Leader of the Catholic Church in Sydney announces slavery free supply chain initiative

29 March 2017

The most senior Catholic leader of NSW, Archbishop Anthony Fisher announces a review of all its contracts and business practices to ensure it only purchases slavery free goods. Read more

'Business and religious groups join forces to end modern slavery' - SMH Story

'Business and religious groups join forces to end modern slavery' - SMH Story

29 March 2017

18 national faith leaders have called on the federal government for an act of Parliament to discourage slavery-like conditions. Read more

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