Gather. Act. End Slavery.

Our voices have power. Speak up for justice.

We use our voice to advocate for a safer future. For everyone.

Speaking truth to power

We build relationships with government, contributing our expertise to issues of modern slavery and especially cybersex trafficking. IJM Australia has made numerous submissions to Federal and State governments, and been invited to speak at hearings into the Modern Slavery Act.

SEE SUBMISSIONS

Rallying Australians

We rally Australians in the fight to end slavery by creating advocacy campaigns and collaborating with other organisations:

– Thank You campaign
– #NotOnMyScreen
– Micah Australia

Empowering Justice Seekers and Advocates

We’re building a grassroots movement of ordinary Australians, who are equipped as leaders to mobilise their own communities.

LEARN MORE

Together, we’re building a global movement to end slavery.

IJM Australia's submissions

Below is a list of noteworthy submissions to government and related material arrow-simple-bottom

Inquiry into the Modern Slavery Amendment (Australian Anti-Slavery Commissioner) Bill 2023 January 2024

Submission on the Federal Pre-Budget 2024-25 25 January 2024

Submission on the Relevant Electronic Services (RES) and Designated Internet Services (DIS) Industry Standards submission21 December 2023

Submission on the Parliamentary Inquiry into Law Enforcement Capabilities in Relation to Child Exploitation 7 July 2023

Submission on the Industry Codes 23 March 2023

Submission on the Modern Slavery Act ReviewJanuary 2023

Submission on the Modern Slavery Act Review November 2022

Submission on the Draft Industry Codes of Practice for the Online Industry – October 2022

Summary and commentary on the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Act 202026 June 2020 (updated January 2021)

Submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consultation Paper on the International Strategy on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery – June 2020

Submission on the National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery 2020-2024 – 31 January 2020

Submission on the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) – 20 September 2019

Second submission on the Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 – 19 August 2019

Submission on the Modern Slavery Act 2018: Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities – 17 May 2019

Submission on the Combatting Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 – 4 March 2019

Submission on the Consultation Paper on the National Public Register of Child Sex Offenders – 11 January 2019

Comment on the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (OPSC) – 13 August 2018

Submission to the Inquiry into the strategic effectiveness and outcomes of Australia’s Aid program in the Indo Pacific – 15 June 2018

Submission on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) – 20 July 2018

Submission on Modern Slavery in Supply Chains Reporting Requirement – 24 Oct 2017

Comment on Crimes Legislation Amendment (Sexual Crimes Against Children and Community Protection Measures) Bill 2017 (Cth)13 September 2017

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade’s Inquiry into establishing at Modern Slavery Act in Australia – 5 May 2017

Submission to the Joint Committee on Law Enforcement Inquiry into Human Trafficking – 24 Feb 2017

Submission to the Select Committee on Human Trafficking in NSW – 18 Feb 2017

Recent advocacy stories

Read more about our latest rescue operations.