Connect with us

Surat Basin News

Solomon Islanders arrive in Mildura to work on harvest

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT


Seasonal workers from Pacific Island nations have started to arrive in Victoria to help farmers with the harvest.

Fifty workers from the Solomon Islands who arrived in the Sunraysia region this week and will be sent to citrus orchards, grape blocks and vegetable farms for the next six months.

Growers have been battling a dire shortage of pickers due to travel bans. 

Helen Bili came to Mildura as part of the seasonal worker program in October 2019 to work for…



Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Dam, Cloncurry is beautiful this time of year! Paramedic Steve is enjoying a c…
Sun Pharma slashes Tasmanian poppy production following slump in global demand for pain relief