Government praises labour milestone but ag still crying out for more workers

Jamieson Murphy
Updated February 9 2023 - 1:08pm, first published February 8 2023 - 1:00pm
10,000 Pacific workers coming six months early "hasn't touched the sides"
10,000 Pacific workers coming six months early "hasn't touched the sides"

THE government is patting itself on the back for delivering its goal of 35,000 Pacific workers six months early, but the agriculture sector says the policy "has not touched the sides" of the workforce crisis.

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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