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Former Fiji resident to provide more employment opportunities to Fijians

Former Fiji resident to provide more employment opportunities to Fijians

By Krishneel Nair
Thursday 17/11/2022
Photo:Fijian Government

A former Fijian whose humble beginnings started in Suvavou Village, Suva, was in the country earlier this month as the first approved employer of Fijian origin under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme.

Viliame Likusuasua started Pickers and Pruners Labour Hire in 2016 based in Waikerie, South Australia.

The Director kept pursuing his goal and soon Pickers and Pruners Labour Hire Pty Ltd became an approved employer under the PALM scheme in 2019.

They currently have a cohort of 12 Fijian workers on site who were mobilized in April.

They recently ventured into recruiting long-term workers with 2 active recruitment plans for 22 workers to be mobilized this month of which 20 to be engaged under the Seasonal Worker program while 2 will be engaged under the Pacific Labour Scheme.

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