Modern Slavery Incident Reporting Form

Purpose of this form

This form is intended for use by University of Sydney staff and students and external parties to report cases of modern slavery that may be linked to any part of the University’s operations or functions, including:

  • suspected incidents of modern slavery, labour exploitation, debt bondage, or risks of forced marriage or other types of modern slavery, or if you are worried about someone who might be in this type of situation;
  • concerns regarding modern slavery occurring, both on or off campus, or in the University’s supply chain through the procurement of goods and services.

Support from the University and Helplines

If you or someone you know is in danger or is unsafe, please know that help is available. You can get help by contacting one of the phone numbers on this page.

In an emergency, you should contact Emergency Services by dialling triple zero (000).

If you feel unsafe on campus or are concerned for someone else’s safety on campus you can contact Protective Services on 9351 3333, 24 hours a day.

Privacy statement

We will collect your personal information when you voluntarily complete this form to report a modern slavery incident or concern related to the University of Sydney (the University). If you do not provide all the information requested, the University may not be able to adequately respond to your report.

We may also collect personal information (including sensitive information) about you indirectly from third parties, when we are complying with our obligations to assist the Anti-Slavery Commission, including the Commissioner and relevant government agencies.

The University may be required or authorised by law to disclose any personal information you provide with:

  • The NSW Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • emergency or support services, or
  • law enforcement agencies.

We will not otherwise disclose the personal information outside the University without your express consent.

While not required, if you do not provide your contact details the University may not be able to offer you support or provide any additional follow up action it deems appropriate.

The information you provide will be stored in the University's record keeping system and will be used to investigate and respond to your report. Identified information will only be accessible to staff whose duties relate to the University’s compliance with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) and relevant systems support.

The information you provide may also be used by the University on a de-identified basis to detect trends and develop targeted responses to addressing issues related to modern slavery in the University.

You have the right to access and correct personal information about you held by the University. If you have any questions or concerns about this form, or if you wish to access or correct personal information held about you, please contact

The University will handle your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy 2017 and Privacy Procedures.

Completing this form

Please note that it will not be possible for you to save your information until you reach the end of the form. If you are unable to complete this form in one sitting, please save your information to PDF and attach it in the ‘Supporting documentation’ section below.

Fields marked with a red asterisk * are mandatory.


1. How do you know about the incident or the victim/survivor?*

2. Please tell us a bit about yourself. Are you a:*

3. Please provide an outline of the issue or matter of concern including the circumstances of modern slavery.* (Please limit to 350 characters)

4. Do we need to be aware of any urgency, safety concerns or considerations around contacting the person or people affected?*

5. What would you like to see happen as a result of submitting this information?* (Please limit to 350 characters)

6. Contact information

You are not required to provide your name and contact information. However, if you choose to report without doing so, the University will be limited in the follow-up action it can take and unable to contact you about available support.

Your surname:
Your given name(s):
Phone number:
How did you hear about us?

7. Please include any additional information you would like to provide below (Please limit to 200 characters)

Supporting documentation

Only the following file types are allowed: PDF, DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, PNG, JPG, ZIP. Maximum file size: 20MB

Next Steps

If you would like to make a copy of the information you have provided for your own records, please print this form by using the print function.

Once you have completed the above, click on 'Submit'.

A reference number will be provided to you after you have submitted your report. You should make a note of your reference number in case you would like to follow up on your report or add any further details later on. If you decide not to provide contact details in your report, the reference number is likely to be the only communication that you will receive from the University.

If you have provided a contact email address you will also receive an automated message. A member of staff will also be in touch with you once they have reviewed the report.