Ag visas will impact local shearers, union claims

Victoria Nugent
Updated November 8 2021 - 5:32pm, first published 5:30pm
The Australian Workers Union says bringing in foreign shed hands will hurt local shearing industry workers.
The Australian Workers Union says bringing in foreign shed hands will hurt local shearing industry workers.

The Shearing Contractors Association of Australia has hit back at union claims that some of its members using the ag visa scheme will come at the expense of local wool harvesting workers.

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Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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