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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
Queensland’s annual harvest season can go ahead safely and effectively during COVID-19
Temporary visa extensions will help guarantee supply of fresh fruit and vegetables for Australians
Visa extensions for critical farm workers a sensible, practical solution for growers
FREE COVID-19 clinic now open at Byron Central Hospital
NSW latest coronavirus data as at 2 April
Joint statement from Sandy Bolton, MP for Noosa, Tourism Noosa and Noosa Council
COVID-19 update – Council responses 26 March
COVID-19 Our local Council response for our local community
NSW latest coronavirus data as at 22 March
Visa extensions vital to secure workforce for vegetable industry
COVID-19 stimulus to help regions and farmers as economic turbulence takes hold
COVID-15 stimulus package a boost for farmers and bush
Farm sector braces for coronavirus impact
Support local workers to rebuild bushfire affected communities
New grants for seismic strengthening of heritage buildings
Missing 81yo Cairns woman believed to be in Townsville
South West business owner fined for denying backpacker three months’ wages
Further charges relating to East Perth fatal fire
WorkSafe prosecutes building company involved in backpacker death
Nothing new in ABARES survey findings
Family, locals and backpackers fill farmers’ labour needs
Farmers welcome increased backpacker numbers
Spring into action
Contempt of court case discontinued