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Many jobs in WA’s food production chains, from picking to packing, are filled by temporary overseas workers. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Food producers’ labour squeeze

SPECIAL REPORT: Securing workers has become a major concern for food producers across Western Australia, with restrictions on movement and border closures affecting their ability to find temporary staff.

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Special Report

Agribusiness 2020

Agribusiness 2020

20 April 2020

- Institutional investor interest is continuing to grow in WA’s agricultural sector, unaffected by the global uncertainty of the novel coronavirus crisis
- The state’s premium fishing operations are scrambling to adapt in an industry that no longer has a clear path to market

Agriculture emerges as safe haven

Agriculture emerges as safe haven

SPECIAL REPORT: Institutional investor interest is continuing to grow in WA’s agricultural sector, unaffected by the global uncertainty of the novel coronavirus crisis.

Casting a line in the COVID crisis

Casting a line in the COVID crisis

SPECIAL REPORT: The state’s premium fishing operations are scrambling to adapt in an industry that no longer has a clear path to market.

Food producers’ labour squeeze

Food producers’ labour squeeze

SPECIAL REPORT: Securing workers has become a major concern for food producers across Western Australia, with restrictions on movement and border closures affecting their ability to find temporary staff.

Lifelong pursuit of productivity

Lifelong pursuit of productivity

SPECIAL REPORT: Improving the potential of WA’s nutrient-depleted soils has been a career-defining passion for John Howieson.