Luring the expats home

WITH the concerns about the skilled labour shortage in the industry Crosscut Clyde thinks we should be looking at Australian workers who head offshore and see what we can do to entice them back to our land of milk and honey – or should that be our land of iron ore and coal?

As an old colleague of mine once said: “Once an expat, always an expat. Once they are gone, mate, they are gone”. I am not so sure about that.