Slavery is not always where you expect it

For the past two weeks, I have travelled around Australia on behalf of the Australian Institute of Criminology, with the Australian Federal Police, conducting training for front-line (State and Territory) police about human trafficking. We spoke to police, NGOs and representatives from other government agencies such as Fair Work Australia, Immigration and Customs, in Perth,…

Posted by Fiona David Thursday March 22 2012

Recognizing Modern Slavery

Last year, police were called to respond to what appeared to be a domestic disturbance.  They arrived to find a group of people arguing out the front of a suburban house. The police asked what was going on. One of the group pointed to a woman and said  “She is illegal, take her away”. So…

Posted by Fiona David Thursday February 16 2012