Autumn 2017: The changing agricultural workforce

Autumn 2017: The changing agricultural workforce

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The Australian farming workforce has changed considerably over recent decades, as mechanisation and technology have been substituted for labour, a specialist farm advisory and service sector has developed, and many low skill on-farm roles have been casualised. The changes that have occurred in agribusiness are no less significant, with the employment of unskilled labour declining in many businesses, and the roles of technical and managerial staff changing as automation and technology advance.

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