In the early and mid-1900s, many Indigenous people had their wages withheld by employers and the government, which is now known as a period of ‘stolen wages’. The Western Australian Government has announced compensation payments, but many are saying it’s not enough. The Wire spoke to PIAC solicitor Laura Brown about the proposed scheme.
Related coverage: Calls for national resolution to Stolen Wages, SBS World News interviews Laura Brown et al.
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