Nationals not abandoning Ag VISA!

Senior Nationals minister David Littleproud insists his party hasn't abandoned a dedicated agriculture visa as another fruit-picking season approaches without a new migration category.
The horticulture sector has been crying out for a special visa type for years to address labour shortages on farms across Australia.
Mr Littleproud met with fruit growers in northern Victoria earlier in the week, with two farmers saying they desperately needed an agriculture visa to address staff shortages.
"We're still working towards that. The prime minister himself at NFF (National Farmers' Federation) congress last year committed to working towards a mechanism," the former agriculture minister told AAP. Read more of this NINE NEWS article.