Short summary of the key documents and some recent and emerging developments regarding human rights and business. This paper was presented at an event organised by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights on 11 December 2018 in Perth. It covers:

  • UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
  • OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises
  • Australian National Contact Point for OECD Guidelines
  • UN developments about possible treaty on business and human rights
  • Australian Modern Slavery law
  • Relevance for WA practitioners

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