Stephen Howes talks to ABC News on Pacific labour shortages

Stephen Howes told ABC News that the move by local committees to help select who takes up seasonal work was aiming to bring more rural workers and unemployed people back into the schemes.

Research by Richard Curtain suggesting that demand for Pacific Islander farm workers is falling in Australia was also quoted.

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