Activists said government efforts are overshadowed by the private sector © Mathew Chattle / Barcroft Media via Getty Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images
Activists said government efforts are overshadowed by the private sector © Mathew Chattle / Barcroft Media via Getty Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Construction and textiles 'highest risk' for supply chain slavery

14 December 2020

Construction and textiles have been ranked among the sectors with the biggest risk of supply chain slavery in public sector procurement, according to the Australian government.

The government’s inaugural modern slavery statement said it had participated in 78,150 contracts for public goods and services worth $64.5bn in the last financial year.

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