This information sheet provides guidance for entities about how to reduce the risk of vulnerable workers in their operations and supply chains becoming exposed to modern slavery as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This information sheet also explains how reporting entities under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Modern Slavery Act) can address the impact of COVID-19 in their modern slavery statements.

Modern slavery refers to a range of serious forms of exploitation, including forced labour, debt bondage, human trafficking, and slavery. Through the Modern Slavery Act, the Australian Government is taking a global leadership role in combating modern slavery.

Modern Slavery Act Information Sheet: Coronavirus - Australian Border Force, 2020 DOWNLOAD

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