Farm labour crisis sparks competition among states to get overseas workers

Vernon Graham
By Vernon Graham
Updated April 12 2021 - 12:23am, first published 12:00am
WE WANT YOU: State governments are introducing new incentives in a bid to get more overseas workers to resolve a critical farm labour shortage.

New incentives, subsidies and programs are being rolled out in a bidding war by the states to solve a chronic shortage of farm labour.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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