Australia’s agriculture sector is currently facing a significant labour shortage due to the COVID-19 pandemic so now is a great time to consider farm work.
To ensure that Tasmanian agricultural businesses have enough workers for the upcoming harvest season they will be able to access experienced seasonal agricultural workers from interstate non-affected areas.COVID-19 Help for Agricultural Businesses and important advice for Tasmanian businesses and travellers. Additional information can be found on the I want to... section below.As part of the Agricultural Workforce Resilience Package, the Strategic Industry Partnership Program is investing funds with agricultural peak industry bodies and organisations to deliver collaborative projects.
If you are an affected primary producer impacted by the December 2019 - January 2020 bushfires in Tasmania, you may be eligible for a range of assistance, including grant funding and financial counselling.Latest information on Tasmanian Support & Stimulus Package and the Australian Government support for businesses.
Applications close for the AgriFutures honey bee and pollination program advisory panel, 28 October.