MRWA been working with labour hire agencies, Wines of WA and government to develop solutions for the labour shortages now and for vintage 2021.
WA Govt. is investing $57 million in the training sector, as part of the WA Recovery Plan, to upskill Western Australians and provide easier access to training. This includes free and subsidised TAFE courses to get people job-ready for roles in the agriculture sector, plus free and reduced-fee TAFE courses in hospitality.
Federal and WA Govt. have also funded the FREE job-matching platforms Harvest Trail Services and Studium for businesses to link jobseekers with critical agricultural work.
MRWA encourages all employers to register their details and vintage 2021 positions on these recruitment websites as soon as possible.
Studium Job-Matching Services
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is funding Studium to work with agricultural employers to supply workers for businesses facing short supply. To date there are 11,147 job seekers registered on the job matching platform and 152 employers now on-board.
Anyone requiring advice in relation to training opportunities and job-matching services are encouraged to contact DPIRD who will be able to provide assistance.
Harvest Trail Services
Rural Enterprises is the Harvest Trail Services (HTS) Provider for the South West.
Contact HTS for advice and help with:
1. Planning your workforce and recruitment needs
2. Sourcing suitable workers to meet your harvest labour needs
3. Advertising your job vacancies on the Harvest Trail Jobs Board
4. Connecting you with eligible harvest workers
Tel (08) 6166 9124 | Mob 0419 347 180
Email [email protected]
Further details at www.jobsearch.gov.au/harvest