Farmers work around the clock due to labour crisis, cost of living inquiry told

Shan Goodwin
February 7 2023 - 6:30am
Farmers work dangerous hours to make up labour
Farmers work dangerous hours to make up labour

THERE is now an urgent need for a short-term emergency immigration plan just to allow farmers to get crops in the ground and to halt the escalating on-farm safety issues stemming from people working around the clock.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E:

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