April 18, 2021

Farmer Wants a Worker

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Thousands of fruit and vegetable pickers are urgently needed RIGHT NOW! 

The current labour shortage is a result of coronavirus travel restrictions leading to a huge drop in overseas workers, who in the past have made up a large proportion of the Australian workforce.

So why aren't local Aussies applying? Just how tough is the job? What are some of the positive aspects of this work and what government incentives are in place?

Joining Byron Cooke for this episode : Jane Richter from https://qldstrawberries.com.au/and Tyson Cattle from www.ausveg.com.au 


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