Western Australian Farmers Set To Capitalise From Free-Trade Agreement
After 20 years of advocating
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Western Australia’s primary producers will gain from the free-trade agreement reached between Australia and the United Kingdom.
Tariffs on beef, lamb and wine exports were set to be reduced over the next decade, while the cut-off age to be eligible for working holiday visas got raised to 35.
John Hassle, President of WA Farmers, said the announcement was welcome news.
There are a few details still to be sorted out but it’s a good start and it’s been a long time coming. There have been requests from farming organisations, including WA Farmers, for nearly twenty years now so, you know, it’s a good start,
- John Hassle
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