National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery 2020-24: Public Consultation Paper
The submission to the Australian Border Force regarding the Australian Government’s Public Consultation Paper (the Consultation Paper) on the National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery 2020- 24 (the New Plan) was prepared by the Law Council.
The New Plan will build upon the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking and slavery 2015-2019 (the Previous Plan), driving Australia’s efforts to combat modern slavery over the next five years.
Human trafficking, forced labour, debt bondage and forced marriage are all human rights abuses and are all encompassed within the definition of modern slavery in the Commonwealth legislative regime.
You can read the full submission below.