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Business and Human Rights / Corporate Social Responsibility

Combatting modern slavery in construction and property industry  

The first of five industry-specific guides to help Australian businesses combat modern slavery has been released today as part of a collaboration between the Australian Human Rights Commission and KPMG Australia. 

Property, Construction and Modern Slavery: Practical responses to managing risks to people is designed to help this industry respond effectively to the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth). 

Property, Construction and Modern Slavery (2020)


Modern slavery legislation compliance for the property and construction industries

KPMG & Australian Human Rights Commission webinar on modern slavery legislation compliance for the property and construction industries.

Event Information: Property, construction and modern slavery

Join our upcoming webinar to learn more about how you can ensure your company and supply chain is free from the risk of modern slavery, with KPMG specialists Nigel Virgo and Jean-Louis Haie, and Australian Human Rights Commission Chief Executive Padma Raman.

Registration is required to join this event. If you have not registered, please do so now.

Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

Do you support cultural diversity in the workplace?  We are looking for good practice!

The Australian Human Rights Commission, Diversity Council of Australia and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) invite organisations that recognise the benefits of a culturally diverse workforce to submit examples of their practical initiatives to support workplace cultural diversity.

Women in Leadership: Equality and the Business Case

Speech delivered to the 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference

Why doing the ‘rights’ thing is good for business (2009)

Despite the global financial crisis, growing numbers of Australian companies are recognising that doing business in a way that demonstrates respect for human rights makes good business sense.