'Rampant' wage theft reported in fruit picking jobs, survey suggests

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated June 16 2021 - 4:35am, first published June 15 2021 - 8:00pm
CONCERN: A new survey has found underpayment of migrant workers is widespread on Australian farms. Photo: Shutterstock

Fruit and vegetable pickers are the victims of "rampant wage theft" on Australian farms, according to a new survey which reveals some migrant workers are pocketing as little as $9 a day.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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