/New agriculture visa to be delivered before Christmas

New agriculture visa to be delivered before Christmas

Australian farmers have been reassured The federal authorities’s new agriculture visa Shall be shiped this yr.

Talking with the ABC, Nationwide’s MP and Federal Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, was adamant the visa Can be shiped as promised.

“The announcement and The start date of an agricultural visa, particular for agriculture, expert, semi-expert and unexpert Shall be properly earlier than Christmas,” said Littleproud. 

“When the Prime Minister made a promise to myself and the Nationwide celebration that he would ship an agricultural visa He’ll do it, He is A particular person of his phrase.”

Strain has elevated over current weeks As a Outcome of the enterprise seeks reassurances The federal authorities would ship on its promise.

The mannequin new agriculture visa, which Shall be provided to residents from nations Inside the Affiliation of South-East Asian Nations (Asean), Shall be launched in to immediately substitute British backpackers who will Not be required To finish farm work as An factor of their visa requirements. This new measure was included as An factor of the FTA introduced between Australia and The united kingdom.

Peak enterprise physique Citrus Australia has been vocal in demanding The federal authorities ship on its ensures.