Response to the National Agricultural Workforce Strategy: Learning to excel report

The Federal Government has released its response to the independent National Agricultural Labour Advisory Committee’s report – National Agricultural Workforce Strategy: Learning to excel. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said the response addresses all 37 recommendations and reinforces the government’s commitment to the agricultural workforce. “The Australian Government is committed to building a […]

AgUP grants up to $7.3 million will support initiatives to develop and retain Ag workers

A round of grant funding has opened for industry to develop projects and initiatives to support the growth, retention, and sustainability of the agricultural workforce. The $7.3 million AgUP grants program would encourage the agriculture, fisheries, and forestry sector to lead efforts to meet their workforce needs. It’s always a shame when agriculture, fisheries or […]

ANZSCO review makes Agricultural occupations more relevant and responsive to needs

An update to the agricultural occupation classifications will benefit agricultural workforce, businesses, and industry by improving key data underpinning government programs and services. The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)update, developed in partnership with the Australian Bureau of Statistics, is expected to bring a more targeted approach to meet agricultural workforce demands. […]