Blue gum farms awash with jobs
There are 1,000 jobs vacancies on offer in logging that are secure, well paid and conflict free. Labourers, fallers, truckies, admin. staff, logistics, mechanics, engineers and supply staff are all needed to get the plantation industry running in Western Victoria. Trees are now mature and screaming to be processed but there is a shortage of workers. The Southern Grampians Shire needs to import the skills and is looking as far afield as WA.
Maybe Michael O’Connor could stop carrying on about preserving a few jobs knocking down native forests and help to settle his union members over in the west.