A Class Action is underway on behalf of thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who worked in Western Australia whose wages were unjustly withheld or not paid as a result of wage control legislation in effect from 1800s until 1970s. The Evidence Preservation Hearings conducted with the Federal Court this July are the latest steps in the Class Action, which is being run by Shine Lawyers, have further highlighted the conditions experienced by individuals under the State Government’s unjust historical policy.For more information: