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David Littleproud and Adam Marshall back calls for undocumented farm workers to be given amnesty but not at expense of national security | The Land

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THE NSW and federal agricultural ministers have backed calls for up to 100,000 undocumented farm workers to be given amnesty by the federal government under one stipulation.

Both federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud and his NSW counterpart Adam Marshall supported the idea first raised in last month’s government-commissioned agricultural workforce strategy – provided it did not jepordise national security.

Experts are concerned undocumented workers may avoid vaccination to stay off the government’s radar if their visa has expired.

The report called for foreign workers to be given amnesty because of a “potentially dangerous situation for the Australian public to have 60,000 to 100,000 overseas workers avoiding contact with clinics…



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