Mining labour shortage search turns to skilled farmers

By Samantha Townsend
Updated December 6 2019 - 4:26pm, first published 4:00pm
Jason Rainbow is a diesel fitter who has come from Western Australia to work at Cobar. Photo: PJL Group
Jason Rainbow is a diesel fitter who has come from Western Australia to work at Cobar. Photo: PJL Group

As the drought interrupts usual on farm work, other rural industries such as mining are investigating the availability of skilled farmers to help fill a shortage in their own industry.

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