Visa red tape holding up shearer shortage solution

Denis Howard
March 16 2023 - 7:00pm
The shearer shortage is affecting all areas of the wool industry, including brokers like Jemalong Wool director, David Quirk. Picture by Denis Howard
The shearer shortage is affecting all areas of the wool industry, including brokers like Jemalong Wool director, David Quirk. Picture by Denis Howard

There is a short-term solution to the current shearer shortage, which is generally being ignored by those in a position to help alleviate the pressure being felt by wool producers, wool brokers and peak bodies within the industry - importing shearers from other wool growing nations.

Denis Howard

Denis Howard

Senior Journalist, The Land

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