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What Yaya saw on the farms should make you scared.

“I used to work with a contractor who underpaid me," she said. "I saw a lot of bad things happen on the farm. No hygiene, no security, no toilet and no place to wash your hands.”

For five months, the migrant worker from Malaysia (who declined to give her full name) picked fruit and vegetables in farms across Victoria. Now she’s worried about the safety of migrant workers during the pandemic. Like in Singapore, they could be hit hard by a second virus wave.