Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme changes draw grower group anger

Jamieson Murphy
Updated June 15 2023 - 11:57am, first published June 14 2023 - 12:00pm
Under federal government reforms, employers would have to pay Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) seasonal workers a minimum of 30 hours a week. File picture
Under federal government reforms, employers would have to pay Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) seasonal workers a minimum of 30 hours a week. File picture

FARMERS have warned they'll walk away from the Pacific labour scheme if the government pushes ahead its proposed reform, which would hurt Labor's plan to use the program to stifle Chinese influence in the region.

Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

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

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