Foreign workers turn to farm jobs in south-west Victoria as hospitality and tourism industries close

Jackson Graham
By Jackson Graham
Updated April 3 2020 - 10:17am, first published 5:15am
French chef Fabien Duboeuf, who formerly led a team at a Melbourne restaurant, is seeing a different side to the food industry at Koroit in south-west Victoria.

SOUTH-WEST farms are being inundated with requests for jobs from backpacker workers, in a change of fortune after longstanding labour shortages.

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Jackson Graham

Jackson Graham

Journalist

Jackson is a reporter for The Standard.