The Australian Government has funded the AHA to provide information to employers in the hotel industry to raise awareness of and combat people trafficking.  The AHA project is part of the Government’s ongoing strategy addressing the full trafficking cycle, from recruitment to reintegration, and includes measures for prevention, detection, prosecution and victim support.

The AHA is pleased to offer hotel industry employers the following information to help maintain the integrity of hotel workplaces and combat attempts by people traffickers to target the industry.

Overseas Workers in the Hospitality Industry – A guide for hospitality industry employers prepared by the AHA and the Attorney General’s Department, February 2012

Training Tool for Employers – A template PowerPoint presentation prepared by the AHA explaining the written guide that can be used for training purposes.

Hotels working to stamp out labour exploitation – AHA media release (4 May 2012)

Visa information for employers – Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Other resources:
Labour trafficking: Key concepts and issues – Australian Institute of Criminology, Transnational crime brief No. 3 (March 2009)
Australian Government Anti-People Trafficking Strategy – Fact Sheet
People Trafficking section – Attorney General’s Department
Rights & obligations of overseas workers – Translated fact sheets
Fair Work Ombudsman