Labor agriculture workforce shortage policy revealed in Pacific pitch

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:08pm, first published April 27 2022 - 11:30pm
PLAN: The Labor party has announced a plan to tackle the agricultural labour shortage, which revolves around reforming and expanding the existing Pacific and seasonal labour schemes.

THE up-front cost of bringing over Pacific workers would be covered by the government, not farmers, Labor has promised if elected.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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