The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on the Australian Government's National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery 2020-23: Public Consultation Paper.
The MCA represents Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry with MCA members representing the majority of national minerals production. Advancing responsible business practices through policy advocacy and practical support for members is an important part of this role.
The minerals industry commends the Australian Government's long-standing commitment to combat modern slavery wherever it occurs. The MCA supported the enactment of Australia's world-leading Modern Slavery Act 2018 and supports the government’s intention to establish a Modern Slavery Act Expert Advisory Group in 2020.
Read the full submission: MCA submission on the National Action Plan to Combat Modern Slavery - 31 Jan 20 .pdf