Philip Eliason was Deputy Director of the National Farmers Federation 1988-1994 and Senior Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture 2018-2019. He is an economic rationalist who takes a five to ten-year view of policy ideas.
The continuing problem of underpayment of farmworkers is not simple. It will not go away. It certainly will not go away by adopting the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) bubble tunnel of workers from New Zealand or other ships in the worker solution. Continue reading »