Australian workers call for free rapid antigen tests and workplace COVID safety plans | 7NEWS

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Unions have called for free rapid antigen tests and workplace COVID safety plans following an emergency meeting.

The Australian Council of Trade Unions says governments who have let the virus rip have failed to adequately prepare the health system and community for the consequences.

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