University of Melbuorne
PANEL : Getting & retaining workers
Wednesday August 17 at 2:00 pm
Ruth Nettle leads the Rural Innovation Research Group at the University of Melbourne. Her research has focused on changes in the social organization of farming systems, farm system resilience, farm employment relations and the attraction and retention of employees, rural workforce planning and action and agricultural extension policy and design.
In 2019-2020 Ruth was the Deputy Chair of the National Agricultural Labour Advisory committee (NALAC) and a co-author of the National Agricultural Workforce Strategy (NAWS) for the Federal government, developed from over 300 consultations and over 80 submissions from across Australia.