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Since 2003, Anti-Slavery Australia has played a leading role in working to end modern slavery in Australia. It is the only specialist legal, research and policy centre in Australia dedicated to the abolition of modern slavery and supports hundreds of survivors of modern slavery each year through its free legal service and My Blue Sky.
Through interactive activities, case studies and expert interviews, you will gain a practical understanding of what modern slavery is and how to recognise it in domestic settings. You will learn good practices around navigating difficult conversations and providing appropriate support to people affected by modern slavery in the home.
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This course is designed for community and frontline workers who are looking to build their capacity around modern slavery issues. This includes people working in:
Professor Jennifer Burn has led the development of Australian best practice anti-slavery initiatives since 2003 and is nationally renowned as a thought leader and educator in the field of modern slavery.
Through her research, advocacy and practice Jennifer has pursued legislative amendments and policy developments to promote best practice responses for the prevention of modern slavery and to ensure survivors have access to the protection and support they need.
Jennifer is an inaugural member of the Australian Government National Roundtable on Human Trafficking, held the position of Deputy Chair of the Labour Exploitation Working Group and was a member of multiple Australian Government working groups in the areas of forced marriage, supply chain transparency and reporting. Jennifer was appointed as the NSW Interim Anti-Slavery Commissioner between 2018-2020.
Carolyn manages Anti-Slavery Australia’s projects as well as training and partnership activities.
Carolyn has led a number of national projects to address modern slavery in Australia, including building the capacity of community and frontline responders to identify and respond to modern slavery, and developing partnerships to address and combat modern slavery.
Carolyn also has expertise in the area of online learning and has designed innovative training on all forms of modern slavery and supply chain reporting.
Carolyn is widely recognised as a gifted educator and she personally delivers many of Anti-Slavery Australia's workshops and training programs to universities, students, community workers and business.
Elsie joined Anti-Slavery Australia in 2019 and has worked in numerous roles across the centre including two years with the legal practice supporting survivors of modern slavery in Australia.
As a Research Assistant, Elsie had a key role in establishing the National Partnership Against Modern Slavery, organising Australia's first national online conference on modern slavery and more recently with our national project, Speak Now, which aims to prevent forced marriage and other forms of modern slavery in the home, through education, awareness-raising and collaboration with service providers, frontline communities and young people from across Australia.
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.
Learn about modern slavery internationally and in Australia and the actions you can take to prevent it.
Build your expertise around identifying and responding to modern slavery within Australian household contexts.
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Considering Human Rights within Emerging Technologies.
Explore new interdisciplinary research and collaborations around emerging technologies and human rights.