2017 Cath Leary Social Justice Award

15 Sep 2017

Congratulations to Anti-Slavery Australia, the recipient of this year’s Mercy Foundation Cath Leary Social Justice Award. This award recognises Anti-Slavery Australia’s contribution to the better understanding of and response to the injustice that is modern slavery. It recognises the advocacy, educational and legal work carried out by Anti-Slavery Australia to respond effectively to and help bring an end to human trafficking and slavery in our country.

On Thursday 14 September, Professor Jennifer Burn, Director of Anti-Slavery Australia was formally given the award by Deputy Chair of the Mercy Foundation, Mr Richard Jarjoura.

L – R: Mr Richard Jarjoura, Deputy Chair Mercy Foundation, Prof Jennifer Burn, Director Anti-Slavery Australia, Sr Loreto Conroy, Congregation Leader, Sisters of Mercy North Sydney, Ms Felicity Reynolds, CEO Mercy Foundation