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May 31, 2021

Agricultural Sector

The agricultural sector is definitely the one that has registered the most constant growth in enrolments. Factors determining that trend are surely the Australian Government’s policies aimed at directing the flow of migrants from urban centres to rural areas, where technical skills in the agricultural sector are highly sought after. In the documentation, we find in the introduction to the New Horticulture Labour Agreement of 2020 a strong incentive to study and obtain qualifications relating to agriculture, by introducing positions not usually in the lists, increases in maximum age limits and the possibility to transition to permanent visas. The course costs tend to be in the medium-high bracket ($10,000-12,000 per year on average) due to there being few schools with an active licence for international students.

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