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ANU: Coalition’s backpacker visa scheme frees exploitation

November 8, 2018 - 13:30 -- Admin

By Leith van Onselen Yesterday, a group of academics warned that the Coalition’s expanded backpacker visa scheme is ripe for exploitation: These significant reforms effectively create an agriculture visa without necessary checks and balances. The visa extension makes backpackers dependent on employers – a recipe for exploitation. And it fails to oblige employers to protect

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