AUSVEG CEO James Whiteside appeared on ABC 24 this week discussing reports that a proposal for an agriculture visa was rejected by cabinet. Mr Whiteside said that the industry is looking for support from the government to help meet its labour needs, whether that results in the government introducing a new visa class or simply restructuring existing visa schemes. For more details on the ongoing negotiations over an agriculture visa, take a look at this article from SBS News.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 02 October 2018. Subscribe to the Update using our online form to receive the latest industry news in your inbox every week!