Seasonal workers 'Disgusting' Griffith rental Tenants Union says boarders and lodgers are largely unprotected

Cai Holroyd
Updated August 10 2023 - 1:50pm, first published 1:00pm
Agricultural workers looking for accommodation in Griffith landed in a property with stained and yellowing bedding and rubbish stored in the kitchen. Picture file, insets supplied
Agricultural workers looking for accommodation in Griffith landed in a property with stained and yellowing bedding and rubbish stored in the kitchen. Picture file, insets supplied

Three backpackers who arrived at their new Riverina rental room to find a single, unconstructed bunkbed and two filthy mattresses - then lost their bond when they left - have spoken out about the living conditions the region's seasonal workers are facing.

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Cai Holroyd

Cai Holroyd

Journalist

Journalist for the Area News in Griffith. RMIT graduate. Full-time writer and part-time nuisance. Been described as 'present.'

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