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New workplace law attacks long-held protections for employees

Anthony Forsythe (The Sydney Morning Herald)

Just under a year ago, following the first COVID-19 lockdowns, Australians were celebrating the feats of our “essential workers”.

Highway billboards lauded the courage and resilience of teachers; supermarket, transport and warehouse workers; aged care and child care staff; cleaners; and of course those on the front line in health care.