National Farmers' Federation

NFF Submission – JSA Food Supply Chain Capacity Study

NFF appreciates the opportunity to submit to Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) regarding the Core Skills Occupations List (CSOL). Representing a broad spectrum of Australian agriculture since 1979, the NFF underscores the critical role of skilled migration pathways in maintaining a robust agricultural workforce. This submission highlights the sector’s reliance on skilled migrants, the potential adverse impacts of proposed changes to the CSOL on agricultural occupations, and the need for careful consideration of regional labour needs.

Read the full submission here.