Migrant workers are the backbone of the industry but the pandemic has put paid to them coming into the country.
A new report about a collapse in the demand for new housing has driven home just how much the Australian economy relies on migrants.
Solving the horticulture industry's reliance on foreign and undocumented workers will require a lot more than just tightening the borders.
While migrant workers are some of Australia’s most vulnerable, and most essential, they’ve been totally left out of pandemic support packages.
Australia's supermarket duopoly sits at the head of a production chain that holds labourers in slave-like conditions, putting them at risk of serious injury or death.
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Migrant workers are being exploited in all kinds of businesses, says the new head of the government's new Migrant Worker Taskforce. 7-Eleven was the tip of the iceberg.
The government's hard-line anti-immigration rhetoric focuses on asylum seekers, particularly those arriving by boat, but what about the hundreds of thousands of migrants who come to Australia to work?
An economics and employment expert has lashed out at the government’s construction industry watchdog, saying the body ineffectively regulates migrant worker mistreatment through sham contracting, writes Crikey intern Katie Weiss.