Solar labourers strike over "absurd" new regulations

HUNDREDS of labourers and trades assistants working on solar farms in Queensland have downed their tools and picked up placards, striking over the state government’s new regulations they say will cost the industry hundreds of jobs.

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New laws require solar installation by a qualified electrician.

 

The solar development industry was left scrambling last week after the government passed new laws that require all workers on solar installations with a total rated capacity of at least 100