'Two years of unpaid work': how students have been disadvantaged

Ben Silvester
Updated May 10 2024 - 4:37pm, first published 4:03pm
Deakin medical student Casey McRae says trying to make ends meet during her two years of placement feels like running on a hamster wheel. Picture by Lachlan Bence
Deakin medical student Casey McRae says trying to make ends meet during her two years of placement feels like running on a hamster wheel. Picture by Lachlan Bence

Casey McRae works five days a week - often starting at 7.30am and clocking off after 5pm - for no pay.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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