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Migrant workers
Inquiry set to motion as Australian migrant workers face poor condition and low wages on the farms

Inquiry set to motion as Australian migrant workers face poor condition and low wages on the farms

Australia – In the shocking revelation on conditions of migrant workers in Australia, it was revealed that the farm workers are underpaid and made to live in horrifying conditions where they can’t even stand up.…

Labour rights
Australia needs a migration boost as they face a skilled labour shortage, says report

Australia needs a migration boost as they face a skilled labour shortage, says report

Australia – Infrastructure Australia has published a report examining the sector to deliver on public infrastructure projects. They say it can see job scarcities could ascend to 105,000 by mid-2023, as the public authority tries…

Human rights
Australian Government says, “Australia needs to be wary of Human Rights in Business sector”

Australian Government says, “Australia needs to be wary of Human Rights in Business sector”

Australian Government has been recently called on to be wary and cautious of business which involves human rights harms. Recently, a report from Australian Human Rights Commission and the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW…

Human rights
UN Human Rights session: Australia called upon by nations over child imprisonment high rate

UN Human Rights session: Australia called upon by nations over child imprisonment high rate

On Wednesday, during the UN Human Rights session in Geneva, Australia was seen at the centre of international criticism and rebuke. Global pressure was experienced by the ‘country down under’ to raise age limit for…

Migrant workers
Labor and Unions clash with Morrison government for workers’ rights

Labor and Unions clash with Morrison government for workers’ rights

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s newly proposed industrial reforms bill has escalated a row with the Labor party and workers’ unions. The bill aimed at introducing pay cuts for workers in order to save certain…

Labour rights
Australian Federal Government new laws could mean big changes for casual workers rights

Australian Federal Government new laws could mean big changes for casual workers rights

The Australian Federal Government will present its eagerly awaited revamp of industrial relations laws motivated by the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic.  Businesses would have the option to offer extra hours to part-time workers without…

Embassies
Australia slams Chinese diplomat’s tweet as ‘truly repugnant’, demands apology

Australia slams Chinese diplomat’s tweet as ‘truly repugnant’, demands apology

On Monday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian tweeted a fake Twitter page, which outraged the Australian government as the country is already investigating over the alleged war crimes conducted by Australian army in Afghanistan…

Embassies
Stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs – Chinese Embassy warns Australia

Stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs – Chinese Embassy warns Australia

Chinese government is increasing its crackdown on Hong Kong with latest arrests of activists and lawmakers. Citing the Hong Kong affair as an internal matter, Chinese Embassy has called out the Morrison government to “stop…

Human rights
Qatar strip searches Women passengers, UK and Australia objects to this grossly offensive act

Qatar strip searches Women passengers, UK and Australia objects to this grossly offensive act

Earlier this month, Doha airport authorities strip-searched two women passengers, British nations, who were travelling through Qatar. They were asked to get off from their flight without any explanation and were forced to take medical…

Human rights
Australia stalls raising the age of criminal responsibility

Australia stalls raising the age of criminal responsibility

Top law officials in the country vacillate over the law that allows incarceration of children as young as 10 despite appeals from various quarters to increase the minimum age to 14. Australia’s Council of Attorneys-General…

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