Training and Advisory

Anti-Slavery Australia can partner with you and your organisation to raise awareness about modern slavery, train and build the capacity of your team on how to recognise and respond to modern slavery in their roles, and help you to develop or more tightly focus your modern slavery response.

We have a track record of excellence and we are recognised by government, business, frontline service providers and community partners as a professional and trustworthy source of information and advice.

We have extensive experience training frontline and community workers, government officials, law enforcement, private sector employees as well as students and educators.

As a not-for-profit organisation, Anti-Slavery Australia uses proceeds from our training and advisory services to enable us to provide nationwide, free, legal and migration services to survivors of modern slavery in Australia

Modern Slavery Training and Advisory


Bespoke Training

Modern Slavery Act Advisory


Informed by our research, advocacy and the thousands of hours of training we have delivered as well as our work with survivors, we have developed informative and engaging online courses available on UTS Open.

These self-paced courses allow you the flexibility to complete the courses anytime and anywhere.

We can also partner with you to develop bespoke elearning courses for your staff, either on UTS Open or for your own Learning Management System

Modern Slavery Online Course

In our free, elearning course, you will learn about all the types of modern slavery – human trafficking, slavery, servitude, forced labour, debt bondage, deceptive recruitment, the worst forms of child labour, and forced marriage, through examples and real-life stories.

You will also develop a better understanding of how we all intersect with modern slavery in our daily lives and what you can do about it.

This self-paced course covers:

• What is modern slavery?
• Types of modern slavery
• Who is responsible for addressing modern slavery?
• What can you do?

This course takes approximately 2-4 hours to complete.

This course is suitable for high school students, university students, community workers, front line responders, educators, and Australian community members who want to learn more about modern slavery, human rights and social justice issues.

A Practical Guide to the Modern Slavery Act Online Course

A Practical Guide to the Modern Slavery Act is our online course focussing on the Australian modern slavery reporting requirements. It is specifically designed to provide practical guidance on the supply chain reporting requirements set out in Australia’s Modern Slavery Act.

You will develop a better understand of potential modern slavery risks within your organisation’s operations and supply chains.

This self-paced course covers:

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

This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Certificates of completion are available.

This 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.

    Bespoke Training

    We can partner with you to develop customised training to meet your organisation’s needs – whether that is for your enterprise, Board or particular teams such as your procurement team or modern slavery working group.

    Our interactive training options help participants to develop their knowledge and competence on modern slavery. Informed by research and our almost two decades of work with survivors, we utilise case studies and discussion to encourage embedded learning and build participants’ capacity to respond to modern slavery risks in operations and supply chains.

    Our bespoke training options include: webinars, face-to-face training and customised online courses in SCORM for your Learning Management System.

    Example workshop:

    • 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
    • develop an action plan to address the modern slavery supply chain mandatory criteria
    • 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 people in or at risk of modern slavery are identified
    • discover ways to harness good practice

    Our training programs are offered in-house, at the UTS campus in Sydney and at other venues across the country.

    Previous Workshops

    A Practical Guide to the Modern Slavery Regime: Regulation, Risk and Best Practice

    This half day seminar provided a framework for those in leadership and reporting roles to begin compliance and due diligence planning for the Australian modern slavery requirements.
    The course laid 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 organisations or clients; and exploring how best-practice examples can inform your work.

    Modern Slavery Act Advisory

    Anti-Slavery Australia can support your organisation to review, assess and address modern slavery risks in your operations and supply chains. This includes: helping you to develop or enhance your modern slavery response, reviewing your Modern Slavery Statement, or being a critical friend to your organisation’s modern slavery response.