Victorian vegetable farm M&G Vizzarri fined $60k for using illegal workers

farm fined $60k for using illegal workers

Australia’s largest grower of asparagus and broccolini has been fined $60,000 for its role in engaging illegal workers. M&G Vizzarri Proprietary Limited, headed by Giuseppe Vizzarri, was convicted of breaching the Migration Act after pleading guilty to eight charges of allowing an unlawful non-citizen to work.

It faced one further charge of allowing a lawful non-citizen to work in breach of a work-related condition.

Last year the court jailed Sarith Kit for his involvement in the illegal worker scheme by hiring undocumented workers from Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand.

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