Jobs, tech, skills and prosperity on the table for ag in 2018

By Stuart Armitage, Qff President
December 28 2017 - 3:00pm

It is an exciting time for Queensland agriculture. As the value in the sector continues to climb so too does the number of Queenslanders employed and the demand for skilled workers. In the past five years, the number of people employed in the sector has increased by 10.8 per cent. In that same time, the number of Queenslanders employed across the food supply chain has increased by 7pc. While these increases may seem staggering, they point towards a revitalised sector that is seeking and offering employment in less traditional and more specialist roles, such as highly skilled managers.

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