Food delivery services in the Economic Zone Formerly Known As Australia are in serious financial trouble tonight, after Scott Morrison has banned flights from India.
Citing a COVID outbreak in the subcontinent, all direct flights from India will be banned until May 15 which has hit the food delivery and transport industry particularly hard.
“It’s going to be tough to stay afloat,” Menulog CEO Leon Kamenev said.
“We’re running out of options where we can source third world slave labour that will take the hit for us, both financially and literally when riding on the footpath.”
A crisis meeting of the food delivery providers will take place tonight, where they are expected to ask for a bailout, with one source saying “no free handouts would be as unAustralian as our workforce.”
Harpreet Singh, an international student working for Uber Eats, stated it was discriminatory.
“How am I going to go back for weddings, festivals and every other minor cultural thing every couple of weeks in between working 100 hours a week? PR is already hard enough to get.”