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Employ asylum seekers

ASYLUM seekers should be employed as farm labourers in Gippsland. That’s the view of Burra Foods CEO Grant Crothers. He said this at an industry transition expo in Morwell last week. On Thursday evening, he explained his position to The Star this way: “There is no question a lack of labour is holding back agriculture […]

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Drugs alarm

THE lack of doctors willing to treat drug dependent patients in South Gippsland and Bass Coast is a “huge problem”, according to the few doctors prescribing the required medications. The shortage is a major concern considering the recent debate on whether drugs should be decriminalised in Australia. Doctor Mauricio Haddad, the only doctor in both […]

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