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Government acts on visa concerns

Jem Traylen
Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Temporary work visas for 10,000 workers are to be extended and be given open work rights, while an extra 250 visas will be provided for vets and dairy workers the government announced today.However, the government has warned the farming sector that spaces are limited and demand may outstrip supply for the new agricultural category visas.The visa extensions will apply to around 10,000 people on working holiday visas or supplementary seasonal employment (SSE) work visas that are due to expire between June 21 and Dec 31. The government said i...

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