Opinion

Seasonal workers and rising oceans: McCormack needs to understand the reality

By Michael Rose
Updated September 3 2019 - 6:56am, first published August 26 2019 - 2:00pm

One would hope the leader of a political party that exists for the express purpose of supporting regional Australia would know better. Speaking in Wagga Wagga Friday before last Michael McCormack managed, in just a few minutes, to both insult every national leader in the Pacific and cast a shadow over a labour scheme that has become central to the livelihoods of tens of thousands of Australians and Islanders alike.

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