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Seasonal labour mobility programs in four countries: what can we learn?

Crawford School of Public Policy | Development Policy Centre
Seasonal labour mobility programs in four countries: what can we learn?

Event details

Workshop

Date & time

Wednesday 20 April 2022
9.00am–1.00pm

Venue

Molonglo Theatre , Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU, or online via Zoom

Speaker

Various speakers

Contacts

Arichika Okazaki
02 6125 6805

This workshop is part of an ANU-led comparative study of seasonal work programs in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia.

Speakers

Opening
Carli Shillito, Assistant Secretary, Pacific Labour Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

US Farm Labor Futures
Professor Philip Martin, Global Migration Center, University of California Davis, Professor Emeritus, Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Canada and the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program
Robert Falconer, Research Associate, The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
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New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme: an industry-led initiative
Dr Charlotte Bedford, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University
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Overview of issues and challenges for the Seasonal Worker Programme
Dr Richard Curtain, Research Fellow, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University
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Respondents

Steve Burdette, Executive Officer, Approved Employers of Australia (AEA)

Ema Vueti, President of the Pacific Islands Council of Queensland

Taylor Rundell, National Economist, The Australian Workers’ Union National Office, Sydney

Closing
Professor Stephen Howes, Director, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University

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