These resources are a collection of information that other survivors have found useful when learning about and recovering from situations of Modern Slavery.

How Did This Happen to Me?

One of the most painful parts of processing what has happened to you is asking: how did this happen to me?

Risk Factors

Several groups are at a higher risk for Modern Slavery. Here are some key groups we have found are at an increased risk in Australia and the challenges they face, including international students and cult members.

Identifying Red Flags of Modern Slavery

‘Red flags’ are what people call warning signs in relationships or situations that are dangerous or abusive. Sometimes it is very hard to see the warning signs, and you only learn what the ‘red flags’ are after you get out of an abusive situation like modern slavery.

Setting Boundaries After Situations of Abuse

Setting healthy boundaries takes a lot of practice, and can seem like an overwhelming process. Here are some tips to help you set healthy boundaries.


Not all survivors of modern slavery/trafficking/exploitation will want to or be able to report to the police. There are many options to report and things to consider.