Party would establish an anti-slavery commissioner to help victims and also fight slavery overseas, Bill Shorten says

Bill Shorten has promised to introduce legislation to prevent slave labour being used in the global supply chains of Australian businesses if Labor wins the next election.

Labor would require Australia’s biggest companies to produce annual reports on the steps they are taking to stamp out slavery in their supply chains, he said. It would also establish an anti-slavery commissioner to help victims of slavery in Australia, and to fight slavery overseas.

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