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FACT SHEET #1: WHAT IS SLAVERY?

This fact sheet looks at slavery in 21st century Australia.

Slavery happens in Australia

Slavery is the condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised, including where such a condition results from a debt or contract made by the person.

Slavery is a crime against humanity and Australia owes obligations to people who are held in conditions of slavery and servitude.

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