Parliament grants farmers more slaves

Yesterday I reported on the endemic wage theft and ‘modern slavery’ on Australia’s farms.

Today, The Australian reports that a new plan backed by Coalition, Labor and Greens MPs would gift farmers an endless supply of cheap labour:

University students would be offered a HECS discount for picking fruit under a new plan backed by Coalition, Labor and Greens MPs, as they urge Scott Morrison to urgently introduce a “have a gap year at home” campaign to encourage young Australians into the regions.

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