Answers to agriculture skills shortage

THE CRISIS involving agriculture’s skills shortage was addressed in the Senate last week. The Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie, along with other committee representation, released the report into Higher Education and Skills Training to Support Agriculture and Agribusiness in Australia. The report included initiating an industry body to present to government a national strategy…

Health inquiry travels to Albury

    Senator Bridget McKenzie discusses the issues yesterday with CSU’s Professor Andrew Vann and Professor John Dwyer. Picture: KYLIE ESLER RURAL Australia could not continue relying on foreign doctors to fill a void, the vice-chancellor of Charles Sturt University, Andrew Vann, told a Senate committee in Albury yesterday. Professor Vann said rural and remote…