‘10-pound Poms‘ arrive to ease SA labour crisis

backpacker tax

1) Why British? 2)Why not Pacific Islanders or SouthEast Asians they have hospitality experience?

The first of 200 British backpackers to take up the offer of cheap flights have arrived in Adelaide for working holidays.

The tourists were offered 10 pound or $17 flights to help fill workforce shortages in SA’s tourism sector.

“The backpacker market is an important part of our state’s visitor economy,” Tourism Minister Zoe Bettison said.

Source: ‘10-pound Poms‘ arrive to ease SA labour crisis

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