Slave-made products: Footing the bill

Posted on: Fri 27 Aug 2021

Do you ever worry about how the clothes you’re wearing were made? What about your homewares and electronics?

In 2018, the Australian government introduced its Modern Slavery Bill, but in an attempt to improve it’s pitfalls, a private member’s bill proposed by South Australian independent senator Rex Patrick.

The bill passed the Senate this week, but does it properly address the issues of slave-made imports?

Kyla Raby, PhD Candidate from the University of South Australia joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Paul Davies to discuss further.

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Produced by Soph Landau, Shannon Pearce, Tom Mann


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