Australia's shops, shoppers shine a light on overseas production

Australian consumers would pay more for clothing made in ethically run factories where workers earn a living wage, according to a survey from Oxfam Australia. The results come about two months after the Bangladesh building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people. In a separate report, workers making apparel in overseas factories for Australian chains including Coles, Target, Kmart and Rivers say they suffer physical and verbal abuse by factory bosses.

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