Webinar: Modern Slavery Compliance
What we’ve learnt and what’s to come

Modern slavery is a huge problem which, according to the Global Slavery Index, there are more than 40 million victims worldwide.

For businesses, modern slavery is a significant risk and governance issue, from a compliance and reputational perspective. The media is very focused on this topic ­– for example, the alleged issue of human rights abuses in China, specifically in the Xinjiang province, that is affecting many supply chains in the textiles and other sectors.

The Modern Slavery reporting period for large corporations and other entities operating in Australia has recently passed, including those who may have received an extension.

Feedback suggests that many organisations found it a difficult and challenging task to meet their compliance and reporting obligations, and those that did submitted the minimum information to meet the reporting requirements.

What are the lessons learnt from the first year of reporting in Australia? What can entities do to streamline and leverage their modern slavery compliance efforts while managing the risks? Can modern slavery reporting be effectively operationalised and incorporated into holistic supply chain compliance programs?

In Safetrac’s FREE webinar, Modern Slavery Compliance – What we’ve learnt and what’s to come, experts Deborah Coram (CEO of Safetrac) and Geraldine Johns-Putra (legal, governance and modern slavery specialist) will review the status of modern slavery reporting, the environment of supply chain compliance and provide you with strategies and information on how to make this time consuming and challenging process more manageable.

Webinar details

When: Thursday 22nd April 2021 at 2:00pm AEDST

Cost: FREE

Run time: 45 minutes – 30 minute presentation and 15 minutes for attendee questions and answers

This informative webinar will cover:

  • Initial reporting period – what have we learnt?
  • Framework and legislation – what is coming?
  • Engaging your supply chain – what are the challenges and opportunities?

Who should attend?

  • Directors
  • Senior Leaders
  • Safety, Risk and Compliance personnel

Why should you attend?

This webinar will provide you with information and practical suggestions on modern slavery reporting going forward and ways to approach operationalising your supply chain compliance, so that your organisation isn’t just ticking-the-compliance-box but going beyond to make a difference.

Expert Speakers


Deborah Coram
Chief Executive Officer, Safetrac

Lawyer by profession, formerly with MinterEllison, Deborah is the CEO of Safetrac, where she has led since 2011.

She has more than 15 years’ experience in the legal technology service and software industry, including senior leadership positions in Australia, the USA and UK.

Featured in many leading publications including the Australian Financial Review regarding compliance-related topics, Deborah is passionate about improving the state of compliance training within Australia, New Zealand and beyond.


Geraldine Johns-Putra
Legal, Governance and Modern Slavery Expert

Over 20 years’ experience practising law in Australia, the UK, Hong Kong and China, Geraldine has become an expert in enterprise governance & purpose, business & human rights, and modern slavery.

She has worked with large global and Australian law firms and was a partner of a top-tier Australian law firm for several years.

Currently, Geraldine sits on the peak governing body of Australia’s largest university while running her own practise working with Boards to optimise performance, helping enterprises embed purpose, and integrating human rights into businesses.

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