The Property Council’s Human Rights and Modern Slavery Working Group (the ‘Working Group’) has played an active role over the past five years in implementing best practice initiatives tackling modern slavery risk across property and construction sector supply chains. The Working Group has considered the MSA Bill and provides responses on three areas:
- Support for the establishment of an Australian Anti-Slavery Commissioner
- Sufficient resources for the Anti-Slavery Commissioner and its team
- Independence of the Anti-Slavery Commissioner to enable open engagement with business.