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Making labour work for you – Steve Burdette at the Industry Forum 2024

Business Management

Labour management is a critical aspect of success for horticulture producers facing the challenges of a dynamic workforce landscape. At the APAL Industry Forum 2024, Steve Burdette, Executive Officer of Approved Employers of Australia, will shed light on strategies to make labour work for you in the ever-evolving agricultural sector.

Steve will provide updates on the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme and unveil new protections for migrant workers outlined in the 2023–24 federal Budget. With significant changes to PALM policy and operational settings, including minimum hours, pay parity and accommodation, labour hire providers and hosts of migrant workers must stay informed to navigate these complexities effectively.

Furthermore, considerations such as the influx of working holiday makers and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreements with countries like Vietnam will be discussed, offering attendees valuable insights for future planning.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain actionable insights and ensure that your labour strategies align with the latest industry developments.

Secure your spot at the APAL Industry Forum 2024 today and unlock the potential for success in labour management.

Tickets available for the APAL Industry Forum and Awards for Excellence 2024 here.

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