Australia

Region
Western Europe and Others
Regional Court
Not party to a court
Regional Organisations
Commonwealth
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Bali Process
ASEAN Regional Forum
Legal System
Common
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
18 June 1927
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
09 December 1953
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
06 January 1958
1966 ICCPR
13 August 1980
1930 Forced Labour Convention
02 January 1932
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
Not Party
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
07 June 1960
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
19 December 2006
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
14 September 2005
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
01 June 2002

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
Provisions related to slavery are found in the Criminal Code which prohibits slavery at article 270.2 and criminalises slavery at article 270.3.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Australia which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery. However, Criminal Code Act 1995,  criminalises forced marriage at 270.7B, and debt bondage at 271.8.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Criminal Code Act 1995, which criminalises servitude at article 270.4.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Criminal Code Act 1995 which criminalises forced labour at article 270.6A.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Criminal Code Act 1995 at articles 271.2 and 271.5. Trafficking in children is separately criminalised at articles 271.4 and 271.7. These provisions cover both international and domestic trafficking.

Legislative Provisions

AWAD REPORT

CRIMINAL CODE ACT 1995 AS AMENDED BY THE CRIMES LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (SLAVERY, SLAVERY-LIKE CONDITIONS AND PEOPLE-TRAFFICKING) ACT 2013 UP TO DATE 8 DECEMBER 2016

MODERN SLAVERY ACT 2018

A Mackman Group collaboration - market research by Mackman Research | website design by Mackman