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22:22 2020-05-04

Penny Wong defends Kristina Keneally on Q+A over call for cut in temporary migration

Opinion piece likened to ‘racist dog whistling’ and branded ‘ill-timed’ on ABC panel showPenny Wong has defended Kristina Keneally over her call for a reduction in temporary migration, saying her Labor colleague was merely underlining the opposition’s long-held concerns about worker exploitation.Labor’s immigration spokeswoman has been accused of dog whistling and has faced internal criticism from some within Labor after she wrote an opinion piece for the Nine newspapers on Sunday.

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