Businesses in the Australian hospitality industry are facing severe labor shortages. After the number of foreign workers has dropped dramatically.
On October 27, 2021, ReutersSLOTXOreported that After a 2-year period, Australia faces a lockdown. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the authorities have begun 'opening the country' again, however, businesses in the hospitality industry are facing severe labor shortages.
Why Australia is facing labor shortages due to strict border control measures causing the number of foreign workers to decrease dramatically especially international students Now there are only 300,000 people, fewer than before during the COVID-19 pandemic. almost half of the epidemic
News reports said labor shortages had the biggest impact. with businesses in Sydney which have begun to relax most of the lockdown measures. From 11 Oct. with Melbourne which has begun to relax the lockdown measures in the past week Both cities had previously locked down for several months.
Meanwhile, although lockdown measures in major cities have begun, the Australian federal government Strict measures are still in place at the border. And only Australians are allowed to enter the country. Although the NSW government has called for an increase in the number of international students to help tackle the labor shortage that has arisen.