These Fijian meat workers are staying safe and supporting their families back home
When this group of 12 Fijian meatworkers arrived in Australia in January, they quickly settled into their new jobs and made connections in their local community. Neighbours gave them furniture and a TV, and they started playing footy at the local rugby club. Then in March, coronavirus hit.
These former tourism workers are helping fill labour gaps in the aged care sector during the COVID-19 outbreak
When these three i-Kiribati tourism industry workers were stood down a couple of months ago, the Pacific Labour Facility supported their relocation, provided accommodation and food vouchers, and helped them find new roles in the aged care sector.
Picking citrus and keeping their distance: Horticulture during the time of COVID-19
When coronavirus restrictions began, Simfresh—which produces almost 2m boxes of citrus annually from farms in NSW and Queensland—was “already ahead of the game” in helping its workers stay healthy and happy during the pandemic, operations manager Luke Cini says.