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State agriculture ministers call on David Littleproud to address farm labour shortages

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Frustration over how to get more fruit and vegetable pickers on Australian farms has boiled over today, with some state agriculture ministers accusing their federal counterpart of avoiding the issue.

Four state agriculture ministers have written to the Federal Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, ahead of today’s Agriculture Ministers Meeting (AGMIN), saying farm labour shortages, trade issues with China and climate change were left off the agenda.

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