AUSVEG Chair Bill Bulmer appeared in online media this week pushing for a national approach to addressing labour issues in agriculture. Mr Bulmer said that labour is the major focus of everyone in the industry, and that several key policies need to be put into place to help manage labour issues, including a nationally accredited labour hire scheme and a dedicated Agriculture Visa. For more, see the full story in Fresh Plaza.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 26 March 2019. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!