Labor leader says low-paid workers are losing hundreds in penalty rates during the 10 days from good Friday

Bill Shorten has used the Easter public holidays to highlight that low-paid workers are losing hundreds of dollars from cuts to penalty rates, and that they will face further hits to their income if the Coalition is re-elected.

As both leaders hit the trail again on Saturday after the Good Friday break, Labor focussed on the penalty rates debate while the Coalition was set to announce $100m to fund clinical trials in remote and regional areas.

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