The AIER offers an authoritative, independent voice on workplace relations policy and practice.

Submissions made by the AIER advocate for legislation and practice that supports fair conditions and decent work. Our submissions are informed by academic research and those international labour and human rights standards Australia has signed onto.

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Submission to Modern Slavery Act Inquiry

AIER’s submission to the Inquiry into a Modern Slavery Act for Australia. While the complexity and length of supply chains is a challenge for developing effective regulations, it cannot be an excuse for inaction. Australia can and should implement robust laws to eradicate human rights abuses in supply chains.

AIER Submission to ALRC Freedoms Inquiry

AIER has made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's Inquiry into Traditional Rights and Freedoms. Our submission focuses on the unjustified limitations in Commonwealth law, notably the Fair Work Act and Competition and Consumer Act, on freedom of...