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‘Fast fashion’ sweeps Melbourne

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Swedish multinational retail-clothing company H&M opened it’s doors in Melbourne in April much to the excitement of consumers. But such high turn over of clothing raises questions about where excess and second hand stock is ending up, as well as working conditions for those making the garments.
Reporter Alice Walker spoke to St Vincent de Paul society and Dr Alice Payne from the University of Queensland about the concerns around ‘Fast Fashion’.

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