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Seasonal worker boost offers WA farmers some relief, but is it too late for this year’s harvest?

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WA’s horticultural industry will be able to access more foreign workers to relieve harvest labour shortages, including Vanuatu workers already in the NT. 🥭🍅 It’s offered a glimmer of hope for growers in WA but for many the announcement has come too late for this year’s harvest.

Seasonal worker boost offers WA farmers some relief, but is it too late for this year’s harvest?



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Queensland has 0 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) today.

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Queensland has 0 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) today.

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NZ shearers on flights into Melbourne ‘should have been applauded by Premier Andrews’

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“They shouldn’t have been poo-pooed by the Premier, as they are actually coming into the state to work and are trying to keep the economy going.”

NZ shearers on flights into Melbourne ‘should have been applauded by Premier Andrews’



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COWPEA APHID CAUSING ‘SEVERE’ ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES Cow pea aphid has been detec…

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COWPEA APHID CAUSING ‘SEVERE’ ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES

Cow pea aphid has been detected on almost every lucerne paddock in the Monaro region of South East NSW and it’s causing a headache for farmers.

The aphids are thriving on current seasonal conditions and they can cause severe animal health problems…

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