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Backpacker scalping fine ‘inadequate’

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:30
PROSECUTORS want a harsher penalty handed to a Victorian pear-packing company after a young Irish backpacker’s scalp and ear were torn off by a conveyor belt. Travel | — Australia’s #1 news site


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