Regional Development Australia: Support for the agriculture workforce during Covid-19

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The Government has announced temporary changes to visa arrangements to help farmers access the workforce they need to secure Australia’s food and produce supply during COVID-19. The changes allow those within the Pacific Labour scheme, Seasonal Worker Program and working holiday makers to continue to work in agriculture and food processing until the coronavirus crisis has passed. Further information is available via the following link: Media Release

Source: Regional Development Australia. https://www.rda.gov.au/