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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... 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 ecume... 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 o... 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 agai... Read more

Time For An Act Against Modern Slavery

Time For An Act Against Modern Slavery

1 December 2016

Key faith and business leaders call on the Australian Government to introduce a Modern Slavery... Read more

'Faith leaders call for end to modern day slavery' - SBS news story

'Faith leaders call for end to modern day slavery' - SBS news story

14 December 2015

Leaders of 15 different faiths from around the country have pledged their support help to end modern... Read more

'Modern slavery victim Sandra says she was 'controlled 'and 'scared' of her employers' - ABC News Story

'Modern slavery victim Sandra says she was 'controlled 'and 'scared' of her employers' - ABC News Story

14 December 2015

By Michael Edwards, ABC News  A group of Australian religious leaders is launching the Australi... Read more

'Andrew Forrest launches Australian Freedom Network to clamp down on slavery' - The Australian news story

'Andrew Forrest launches Australian Freedom Network to clamp down on slavery' - The Australian news story

14 December 2015

Mining magnate Andrew Forrest will today join with more than a dozen religious leaders to clamp down... Read more