Sione Moala is one of more than 90 Tongans employed to pick table grapes and citrus at 2PH Farms, in Emerald, central Queensland. Right now, he said, he and his fellow workers are washing their hands, staying safe - and keeping busy on the farm. Photo/ Pacific Labour Mobility (Facebook)

[maxbutton id=”2″] Tongans in Australia on the Seasonal Workers Programme are continuing to work during the country’s lockdown. Tonga’s liaison officer in Australia, Sione Vaka, told Kaniva News today all Seasonal Worker Programme employees’ visas had been extended for up to 12 months. Vaka said Tongan workers had not been charged for the extension. He…


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