Regional opportunities a shear delight for job seekers
A shortage of shearers in sheep farms across the country has prompted a call-out for job seekers to learn the trade.
Shearing Contractors Association Secretary Jason Letchford told John Stanley workers who start off as a shedhand or rouseabout can expect to be paid up to $1200 per week.
“If you wanted a job next Monday, then we could find you a job.
“If you’re a younger person … or if you’re a mum or dad listening for your kids that are graduating or going to have a gap year … or if you’re an older person – we’re certainly non-discriminatory!”
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