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Territory melons are ripe for picking
Industry & government must do more to ensure safety of farm workers
Repeat offender prosecuted for operating illegal accommodation in Lockyer Valley
Council changes light to help baby turtles get out to sea
Opportunity missed for our fruit and veg farmers
Seasonal workers and building membership focus for Australian Workers Union in Riverina
Man arrested or Breach of Emergency Management Act
Fruit and veg losses top $38 million
River safety push to target CALD communities at Mildura
Nothing says summer like fresh Australian cherries
Who will pick your fruit and vegetables?
Accommodation boost to support seasonal workers in Esperance
Union blueberry investigation uncovers evidence that Chinese people smugglers are trafficking slave workers
Shameful superfood: hidden cost of Australia’s blueberry bonanza
Parliamentary report whitewashes farm labour exploitation – Unions NSW
Who’s Australia’s best super-recogniser? This test could help us find them
K’gari fire update 16 November
Retail Supply Chain Alliance host packed meeting in Coffs Harbour
Farmers and tourism operators say bring back backpackers
Supporting agricultural industries to secure workers
Supporting tourism and agriculture through Visa Application Charge changes
Exploitative hostels sour migrant worker experience
Young Australians being conscripted into modern-day slavery
Farmers brace for dire worker shortage; heartened by PM’s commitment to help
Government fails to protect workers by stalling on agriculture workforce solution
Committee recommends changes to address backpacker shortage
Backpacker Extension Crucial for Regional Tourism
Common Ground on Homelessness in St Kilda
Farmers submit ‘break glass’ plan to get workers on farm
Labour plan will help fruit and vegetable growers supply fresh produce to Australians
Young West Aussies encouraged to Work and Wander out Yonder
AWU says horticulture industry thinks it is above law and must be pulled into line
Quarantine breach – Northbridge
AUSVEG welcomes workforce announcements
Working Holiday Visa program must be axed to end worker exploitation says Retail Supply Chain Alliance
Working Holiday Visa program must be axed to end worker exploitation says Retail Supply Chain Alliance
Unions’ Working Holiday Maker program claims reckless
More to do to protect workers; backpacker ban not answer
Vanuatuan worker trial to help this year’s top end mango harvest
Seasonal Worker Program trial to assist in managing labour shortages
Of MICE and Mentions
National Farmers Federation survey zeroes-in on labour demands as COVID hits numbers
City hostel fined after COVID-19 breach, South Australia
Now is time to skill up workers to support agriculture
Portrait of a pandemic: documenting COVID-19’s impact
Review of Working Holiday Maker Program and its role in economic recovery
COVID-19 dents WA farmer confidence
Qld COVID-19 – Wed Apr 29: Regional economy focus / harvest worker safety