Senator the Hon Murray Watt

  • Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • Minister for Emergency Management

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Building a stronger workforce for a stronger industry

A food supply chain workforce capacity study will be undertaken by Jobs and Skills Australia to identify the best opportunities to grow a targeted workforce in the agriculture sector.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 15 September 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Senator the Hon Murray Watt

First Jobs and Skills Council to focus on agribusiness open for business

The Albanese Government’s first Jobs and Skills Council (JSC) is now up and running, which will help the agribusiness sector get the skilled workers they need.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 31 May 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Brendan O'Connor MP
  • Senator the Hon Murray Watt

Government delivers on expanding the Pacific workforce - six months early

The Albanese Government has reached a major milestone – six months ahead of schedule – with more than 35,000 Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) workers now in Australia.

Release type: Joint Media Release

Date: 2 February 2023

Ministers:

  • The Hon Anthony Albanese MP
  • Senator The Hon Penny Wong
  • The Hon Tony Burke MP
  • Senator the Hon Murray Watt
  • The Hon Pat Conroy MP