Unemployed Aussies locked-out of farm work

As we know, the Morrison Government has introduced a new Agricultural Visa that from the end of this month. This visa will allow regional businesses across the horticultural, meat processing, fisheries and forestry sectors to hire an uncapped number of indentured migrant labour from 10 South-East Asian nations with the promise of permanent residency if they commit to working beyond three years:

“This is about the next generation of migrants who will build regional Australia,” [Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said]

“We want to build these jobs in regional Australia and build the population and capacity of regional Australia with these jobs. So the pathway to permanent residency is an exciting tool”…

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