Let ag's visa workers stay longer with health cover says union

Andrew Marshall
Updated March 25 2020 - 10:29am, first published 10:00am
Backpackers, visa workers need help to keep ag sector working
Backpackers, visa workers need help to keep ag sector working

THE United Workers Union says many thousands of visa workers are likely to be stranded in Australia with invalid visas, or forced to depart the country early, leaving huge holes in essential workforces such as the farm sector.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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