The latest agriculture news and insight from our team.



Dec 21, 2016

Australian agriculture and foreign ownership

The highly politicised, emotionally charged concept of ‘Big foreign conglomerates buying up our land and putting Aussie farmers out of business’ is certainly nothing new – but is it true? For many years, the reality has been somewhat obscured. Depending […]

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Agri Labour
Oct 17, 2016

Agriculture jobs for Australia’s veterans

With the support of our agriculture industry, Agri Labour Australia is helping ex-Defence personnel transition back to civilian life via gainful employment on the land. You may have seen the Agri Veterans Facebook page and wondered what it’s all about. […]

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Agri Veterans
Apr 06, 2016

The need for a Permanent Solution in Rural Australia

In rural Australia the demand for permanent recruitment is there, however it isn’t currently being met in a way that satisfies clients. Although regional work is perceived to be largely seasonal and best suited to short-term labour hire or travellers, […]

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Permanent Recruitment
Oct 20, 2015

Proposed WHV Income Tax Changes

Rural employers and Working Holiday Visa holders are concerned about proposed Working Holiday Visa income tax changes.  Proposed changes to the income tax rules for the Working Holiday Visa (WHV) announced in the last Federal Budget sparked outcry among both Working […]

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Agri Labour
Sep 16, 2015

Agri Veterans: Connecting Veterans with Ag

From field deployment to farm employment: The Agri Veterans Program As you may be aware, Agri Labour Australia has recently partnered with veteran-run charity Walking Wounded to help place returned military personnel in agricultural careers. Through the Agri Veterans Program, our […]

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Agri Labour
Sep 03, 2015

Robots in Agriculture: Rise of the Machines?

Humans learned how to cultivate crops around 10,000 years ago. This massive step brought us from being primitive hunter-gatherers to being able to reliably grow food and textiles, live in villages and towns, and create lifestyles that involved a lot […]

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Agri Labour
Jul 09, 2015

Agri Labour Australia – Telstra Business Awards Finalist

Agri Labour Australia has earned a place as an official finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Awards. Competing in the Queensland Small Business category, Agri Labour Australia is accompanied by five other great businesses from the Sunshine State. Telstra Business […]

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Agri Labour
Jun 19, 2017

Agri Veterans wins coveted CSR award at RI Awards Australia

Agri Veterans has taken out the hotly contested ‘Best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiative’ award at the RI Awards Australia by Recruitment International. The CSR Award honours our pioneering program, which has gone from strength to strength since launching in […]

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Agri Labour, Agri Veterans

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