WA govt faces potential class action after millions stolen from Aboriginal workers

Sep 09, 2015, 12:35 AM

In Western Australia, the government is facing a potential class action over its controversial Stolen Wages Reparations Scheme.

The scheme paid Aboriginal people a maximum of $2,000 in recognition of decades of withheld wages.

Now, a Background Briefing investigation has uncovered secret financial modelling commissioned by the Government which suggests the Government owes the workers much more than that.

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