The Queensland Agriculture Industry Workforce Plan 2022-2027 reflects the findings from robust research and consultation processes.
Download a copy of the Plan HERE.
For a quick snapshot of what it includes see: Executive Summary and Preview.
The Plan was also informed by the Queensland Agriculture Industry Workforce Environmental Scan.
The Scan highlighted four priority agriculture groups, based on gross value of production (GVP) and employment: grazing (beef cattle and grains), horticulture (fruit and nuts, vegetables, and nurseries), crops (sugar and cotton) and aquaculture.
Four action areas provide focus for the planning process:
- Adaptability and business capability – developing entrepreneurship and business capability for innovation and adaptation to change. Fact Sheet.
- Workforce attraction and diversity – developing a diverse and inclusive future agriculture workforce. Fact Sheet.
- Workforce retention – developing agriculture careers and opportunities and becoming employers of choice. Fact Sheet.
- Workforce skilling – developing future workforce skills in agriculture. Fact Sheet.