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NEW TIME | Press conference on migrant worker exploitation

Unions NSW < 1 mins read

The press conference with Unions NSW and Immigration Minister Andrew Giles on migrant worker exploitation has been moved to 11.30am, Wednesday August 2. 

WHO: NSW Secretary Mark Morey, Immigration Minister Andrew Giles, activists and workers 

WHEN: 11.30 am Wednesday, August 2

WHERE: Australian Parliament House, Mural Hall


Contact details:

Georgie Moore 0477 779 928
Nick Lucchinelli 0422 229 032

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