A Practical Guide to the Modern Slavery Act Online Course

This leading resource is designed for organisations addressing modern slavery in their operations and supply chains. The course provides practical guidance on the supply chain reporting requirements set out in Australia’s Modern Slavery Act.

This 1 hour course comprises of four modules:

  • What is modern slavery?
  • Modern slavery in business operations and supply chains
  • Australian modern slavery reporting requirements
  • Responding to modern slavery in Australia. 

The course is suitable for a range of participants, including executive directors, people and performance managers, procurement, sustainability and not-for-profit professionals, lawyers, suppliers and government officials. 

The course includes innovative, interactive activities, case studies and expert interviews with Dr David Cooke, Dr Martijn Boersma, Prof Jennifer Burn and Kylie Porter.

Expert Interviews

Prof. Jennifer Burn

Director, Anti Slavery Australia

Dr David Cooke

Chairman and Managing Director, Konica Minolta Australia

Dr Martijn Boersma

Senior Lecturer, Business School, UTS

Kylie Porter

Executive Director, Global Compact Network Australia

Learning outcomes

  • Understand modern slavery
  • Understand and know how to apply Australian modern slavery legislation, and other relevant standards and safeguards
  • Identify modern slavery risks in operations and supply chains
  • Learn how to develop an action plan to address the modern slavery supply chain mandatory criteria
  • Learn how to write your organisation’s Modern Slavery Statement
  • Learn about the business and human rights framework set out in the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights with a particular focus on due diligence and remediation
  • Learn about examples of collaboration with civil society and businesses
  • Learn how to respond when victims or people at risk of modern slavery are identified
  • Discover ways to harness good practice. 

To purchase the course for your organisation with competitive pricing options, contact us.

Course proceeds assist Anti-Slavery Australia to provide nationwide free legal and migration services to victims and survivors of modern slavery in Australia.