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Tongan man died under the seasonal worker program in Australia

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 03/10/2019

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has confirmed the cause of death of a Tongan man who died while working in Australia under the country’s Seasonal Worker Program.

Kalolo Kuea of Ha’alalo died while working at the Driscoll berry production company in Tasmania.

CEO of the Ministry – Dr Fotu Fisi’iahi says, the man fell and died while working at a farm.

Dr Fisi’iahi will travel to Australia on Saturday to confirm details on when the body will be repatriated.

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