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Plan for international farm workers to fly direct to regional Australia

Rural News

Pacific Islanders would fly directly to Mildura Airport and quarantine in Victoria’s North West under a plan to solve the farm worker shortage.

The plan would see about 150 people fly directly into the city, and complete their quarantine.

It would also without impacting the Federal Government’s cap on international arrivals.

The state’s horticulture industry is estimated to be facing a labour shortage of about 15,000 workers.

Rural editor Eddie Summerfield spoke with Victorian Nationals Leader Peter Walsh to find out more:

Listen to the full interview above or Subscribe to the National Rural News podcast: http://bit.ly/RuralNewsPodcast

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