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When backpackers went home, these Australians gave farm jobs a go…

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by Mike Barrow No Comments

As soon as it became clear COVID-19 was going to wreak havoc, most backpackers hastily left Australia and made their way back home. Fearing the nation’s fresh produce would be [...] read more...

Calls for royal commission as report details allegations blueberry farmers pay workers $3 an hour

Posted on: December 7th, 2020 by Mike Barrow No Comments

An investigation into the blueberry industry on the New South Wales north coast is alleging systemic wages theft and intentional worker underpayment by unscrupulous labour hire firms. Key points: An [...] read more...