Op Ed: Migrant Workers Deserve State Support

Here’s my opinion piece from Monday's Sydney Morning Herald. 

Let’s be done with arbitrary distinctions about who is entitled to certain wages or conditions, healthcare, housing or access to services based on the colour of someone’s passport or the status of their visa.

All people are born free and equal in dignity and rights - and no laws or government policies should ever undermine this.

Discrimination comes in many forms. Racism has real consequences. And both of these, like this scary virus, can kill.

Shame on all those who seek to advance their own political agenda by whipping up anti-migrant and anti-immigration during a pandemic.

We see your privilege. And we will not be silent.

Read the article online

Opinion piece in Sydney Morning Herald

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