Child Labor and Forced Labor Reports

Christmas Island

christmas island
2020 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor:

No Assessment

For the 2020 reporting period, no assessment has been made regarding Christmas Island's efforts to advance the elimination of the worst forms of child labor because there is no evidence of a worst forms of child labor problem and the territory has a good legal and enforcement framework on child labor. Nevertheless, in 2020, the Government of Western Australia assented to the Work Health and Safety Act 2020, which will strengthen laws and regulations related to occupational safety and health on Christmas Island, including prohibitions on hazardous child labor. In addition, the Government of Australia adopted a new National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking and Slavery 2020–2025.

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