Shortcut: Australia's sex trafficking rings hiding in plain sight
This is a "Shortcut" episode. It’s a shortened version of this week’s more detailed full episode, which is also available on our feed.
Sex trafficking of overseas women to Australia is far more widespread than you may believe.
The Sex Work industry can be one of empowerment and autonomy for many workers. On this episode however, we discuss its dark corner controlled my organised crime and exploitation.
Investigative journalist Nick McKenzie joins us to discuss the major sex trafficking rings he exposes in his documentary "Revealed: Trafficked".
Nick Mckenzie's book "Crossing the Line", the explosive inside story behind the Ben Roberts-Smith headlines, is also now available. You can purchase it here.
If you or someone you know is in, or at risk of human trafficking or slavery, you can contact the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on 131 237 (131AFP) or go to the AFP website at www.afp.gov.au
Lifeline on 13 11 14
13 YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support phone line for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples)
1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732
Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram
Guest: Nick Mckenzie
Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard
This episode contains extra content from Channel 7 News and Channel 9 News
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