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St John’s Cathedral community shining a light on modern slavery


“The Anglican Church was part of a very broad coalition in Australia that called for the introduction of modern slavery laws, so the Public Affairs Commission of our Church put in submissions, as did the Social Responsibilities Committee. Those laws now require us to examine the products that we buy, making sure we understand where they come from, ensure that we are not complicit in the practice of modern slavery; we can ensure that things that are hidden in darkness can be brought into the light,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

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Editor’s note: The Anglican Church Southern Queensland (ASCQ) submitted a modern slavery statement to the Australian Government earlier this year. The ACSQ has adopted a modern slavery policy committing all parts of the ACSQ to identify and reduce modern slavery risks across its operations and supply chains.

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