Farm labour shortage myth exposed again

The claim that Australia’s farms are facing massive labour shortages due to an unwillingness from Australians to do the work has been exposed by the New Daily:

Unemployed Australians say they are struggling to get farm work and are dismissed as ‘lazy’ by employers, despite the industry complaining of a massive shortfall in workers.

The revelations come as the National Farmers’ Federation lobbies the federal government to allow backpackers into the country to work as au pairs and harvest labourers, fearing the farm industry may have a shortfall of 20,000 workers.

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