ENVIRONMENT

Senator vows to keep fighting coal 'wage theft scandal'

ONE Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts has vowed to keep fighting for change after his proposal to compensate casual coal miners for “a huge underpayment of wages” was knocked back in the Senate last week.

Senator Malcolm Roberts addressing the Senate. Photo: AUSPIC

Senator Malcolm Roberts addressing the Senate. Photo: AUSPIC

He was first told of the issue in 2019 and One Nation has since commissioned an independent report, with Roberts telling parliament on February 8 that it detailed "the largest wage theft scandal Australia...

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