Baptist World Aid Australia

Research report

19 Apr 2017

Executive Summary This is the fourth report produced by Baptist World Aid Australia examining labour rights management systems in the fashion industry. It grades 106 companies, from A to F, on the strength of their systems to mitigate against the risks of forced labour,...

Research report

20 Apr 2016

This is the third edition of the Australian Fashion Report. It is being launched on the eve of the third anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, a tragedy which cut short the lives of 1,136 garment workers. When the factory came down,...

Research report

16 Apr 2015

Examines the increased risk of child and forced labour in the fashion industry, as many local companies are unable to trace or fail to monitor their supply chains.


It’s been two years since the fatal Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh,...

Research report

19 Aug 2013

This report examines 41 clothing companies operating in Australia and assesses what efforts they are undertaking to protect the workers in their supply chain from exploitation, forced labour and child labour.


In the wake of the tragic Rana Plaza factory collapse...

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