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How unions and farmers can end exploitation of migrant workers

Unions and fruit and vegetable farmers can work together to end the exploitation of overseas workers, says an expert in labour supply and migration.

6/24/2018 5:54:46 AM Read more

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'Baa code': How ear tags are transforming the sheep and goat industry

Victoria is the first Australian state to make it mandatory for sheep and goats to carry individual electronic identification, and innovative livestock producers say the technology is a game changer.

6/23/2018 6:22:20 AM Read more

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Live exporter's licence suspension a 'major setback' for industry: WA farmers

The suspension of Australia's largest sheep exporter's licence is a "major setback" for the industry that could put jobs and Australia's reputation in the global market as a reliable supplier at risk, West Australian farmers warn.

6/23/2018 5:51:20 AM Read more

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From catching crims to chasing culinary gold: On the hunt for black truffles

A former Customs drug dog handler and trainer now spends her days finding truffles in Western Australia's South West region.

6/22/2018 11:33:45 AM Read more

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