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The Australian Government has made changes to functions overseen by the Attorney-General's Department and Department of Home Affairs. These changes involve the transfers of:

  • identity and biometrics functions into the Attorney-General's Department
  • protective security policy and government and major event security functions to the Department of Home Affairs.

Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group – Expressions of Interest

Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group nominations

The Australian Government is committed to combating the scourge of modern slavery in global supply chains. To support this, the government is seeking expressions of interest for the Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group.

The Expert Advisory Group will provide expert advice to government on the operation of the Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act 2018, as well as  strengthening compliance with the Act.

Read the Terms of Reference

Expressions of interest are invited from a range of leading business and civil society experts, peak bodies, unions, individuals and organisations with practical experience in:

  • business and human rights
  • workers’ rights
  • supply chain operations and management
  • victim and survivor remediation.

Nominations close at 9:00 pm AEST on Friday 9 June 2023.

Complete a nomination form

If you or someone you know is a victim of slavery please reach out to one of the below organisations for help. In an emergency, or if a child is concerned, dial 000.

Australian Federal Police

Border Watch

Anti-Slavery Australia