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Labour News List

Agricultural Updates in Australia (2019)

The global pandemic will impact the agriculture sector for at least the next decade, water and labour shortages continue to worry farmers and the global population just continues to rise – so what is there to feel so optimistic about in Australasian agriculture? If you ask Paul Luxton, head of Syngenta, the answer is: plenty. […]

2020-12-21

Labour Shortages due to Unavailability of Backpackers

One of the major industries that have suffered a significant blow due to COVID 19 is the agricultural field and its labour. In fact, the border restrictions that have been implemented because of this pandemic are causing an exponential decline in the number of active workers. Many backpackers, who are essential when it comes to […]

2020-07-30

Farming Industry and its Vulnerabilities

According to recent data, the Australian horticultural farming domain employs about three percent of the country’s citizens. However, this field remains one of the most vulnerable ones out of all the professions. Moreover, these injuries are proof of the poor performance and judgment carried out by the agricultural personnel and the safety regulators. Agriculture and […]

2020-07-30

Workers in Australia Stuck due to the Pandemic

The workers of Australia have endured a long and stressful season. Not only have they feared for their lives during this pandemic, but they have also faced uncertainty regarding their employment. Many labourers have also not been able to return to their loved ones due to the closure of borders. All in all, the situation […]

2020-07-24

Shortage of Labour during Harvest

A significant challenge for those involved in the Australian agricultural domain is to find a good amount of workers due to the shortage during the months of September 2020 to January 2021. In these months, a high number of labourers are needed in order to harvest the fruits and vegetables that are produced. Moreover, the […]

2020-07-24