This seminar provides a framework for those in leadership and reporting roles to begin compliance and due diligence planning for the Australian modern slavery requirements.
4 CPD units (one unit per hour)
Hosted by Anti-Slavery Australia and UTS Faculty of Law, this seminar lays the foundations for:
- understanding modern slavery
- examining the impact of Australian modern slavery legislation on businesses
- building policy and procedure architecture to deliver modern slavery statements for your organisation or clients
- exploring how best-practice examples can inform your work.
This seminar provides a framework for those in leadership and reporting roles to begin compliance and due diligence planning for the Australian modern slavery requirements. Both Commonwealth and NSW legislation will be discussed: Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) and Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW).
Our speakers are leading experts. They have been instrumental in the advocacy and drafting of the modern slavery legislation and leading best practice.
- Professor Jennifer Burn, Interim Anti-Slavery Commissioner for NSW
- Professor Paul Redmond AM, UTS Sir Gerard Brennan Professor; Department of Home Affairs Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Committee Member
- Vanessa Zimmerman, CEO, Pillar Two; Chair of the Global Compact Network Australia’s Modern Slavery Community of Practice
- Suzie Brett, Director, People, Legal and IT, Konica Minolta
- Abigail McGregor, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
- Dr Martijn Boersma, Lecturer, UTS Business School; co-author of Addressing Modern Slavery (NewSouth Publishing, 2019)
- Carolyn Liaw, Anti-Slavery Australia, UTS Faculty of Law
- Professor Jill McKeough, Acting Director, Anti-Slavery Australia, UTS Faculty of Law
Biographies of our speakers will be published here soon.
Topics of discussion
- An overview of modern slavery today
- Legislative Landscape: the scope and impact of the legislation
- How to analyse your supply chains: a continuous improvement journey
- High risk industries and multi-stakeholder responses
- Supply chain transparency obligations: responses from Australian industry
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This foundational seminar will be followed by A Deep Dive into the Modern Slavery Regime in early 2020. A discount of 15% will apply for enrolment in the deep dive seminar for participants who register for both events.
If you’d like to speak to someone about this seminar, or find out more information about ASA modern slavery training and other events, please contact us at ASAtraining@uts.edu.au or on (02) 9514 9660.