Posts Tagged ‘Australian Catholic Anti-slavery Network’

Modern slavery toolkit will help Catholics beat the scourge

Thursday, May 30th, 2024
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Modern slavery practices in Australia are in for some hard-nosed opposition. A newly released toolkit aims to help Catholic parishioners in Brisbane stamp out exploitation practices. It also aims to raise parishioners’ awareness of the significant presence of slavery in Australia today. Brisbane archdiocese’s Legal, Governance and Risk team developed the modern slavery toolkit in Read more

Australian Catholic Anti-Slavery Network unites groups to fight modern slavery

Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
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The Australian Catholic Anti-Slavery Network (ACAN) has released a landmark report showcasing how its member organisations are responding to the challenge posed by modern slavery. ACAN’s Compendium of Modern Slavery Statements highlights the work of over 40 Catholic entities including dioceses, health, education and welfare bodies. Signatory organisations, such as the Sydney Archdiocese’s Catholic schools, Read more

New app from Catholic Church targets modern slavery in Aussie construction industry

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Australia’s modern slavery legislation is now translating into meaningful on-the-ground interventions in the high-risk construction sector, including an anonymous advice chat service for workers observing troubling behaviour. The app is part of a broader Building Links project initiated by the Australian Catholic Anti-slavery Network (ACAN). The project aims to increase the capacity of construction industry Read more