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Solomon Islanders arrive in Mildura to work on harvest

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Seasonal workers from Pacific Island nations have started to arrive in Victoria to help farmers with the harvest.

Fifty workers from the Solomon Islands who arrived in the Sunraysia region this week and will be sent to citrus orchards, grape blocks and vegetable farms for the next six months.

Growers have been battling a dire shortage of pickers due to travel bans. 

Helen Bili came to Mildura as part of the seasonal worker program in October 2019 to work for…



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