Blue Harvest

Wage theft & other labour infringements in the NSW Mid-North Coast's 2019/20 berry harvest

Wage theft remains rampant in Australian horticulture, even during COVID-19.

This investigative report explores the nature of underpayment and worker exploitation in northern NSW’s blueberry industry, unearthing allegations and evidence of gross underpayment and abuse inflicted upon Working Holiday Makers and others.

December 2020
Connor Wherrett

Edward Cavanough