This visa is valid for 45 days and may be terminated at any time. Several recent media reports and journal articles have made allegations of servitude and exploitation:. Committees Committees. Sex trafficking into Australia Australia s response to sex trafficking Focus on victim support Legislation Parliamentary reports The effectiveness of Australia s response Human sex trafficking in australia in Port the Lincoln and forced labour Conclusion Appendix A Australian statistics Appendix B Key sources of information Introduction It is widely recognised that people trafficking has become a well-established and enormously lucrative business throughout the Asia Pacific region.
In 05, the number of illegal workers located wasbut once again information on how many, if any, of these may have been trafficked and exploited is not available. Regional governments have only recently begun to tackle these issues in a concerted way.
In none of these cases was trafficking substantiated. All Australian jurisdictions have legislation regarding proceeds of crime. Initially the project will work with Thai agencies and NGOs to improve their ability to receive and care for returning Thais and others.
Know how to support witnesses in court proceedings Prosecutors have been reported as saying that victim support measures, including visa regimes for victims as witnesses are vital. This included referrals relating specifically to the sex industry, involving suspected trafficked persons In none of these cases was trafficking substantiated.
On 11 Augustthe Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Crime Commission produced a Supplementary report to the Inquiry into the trafficking of women for sexual servitude. Carrington and J.
Project outputs include a common operational framework for government and non-government agencies working on these issues in Thailand. They are then forced to work as sex slaves in brothels. Research Paper no. The report also notes the importance of building community awareness of this crime type particularly amongst front line service providers in the labour sector.
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