The trend would "almost certainly" extend to other in-demand professions such as nurses, teachers and first responders.
China's aggressive trade tariffs have cost the Australian economy millions of dollars, but the damage isn't anywhere nearly as bad as originally anticipated.
The new pathway gives Aussie farmers access to the Middle Eastern powerhouse, which imports more than eight million livestock animals annually.
There were a handful of controversial motions voted down or withdrawn from the party's three-day federal conference.
Aussie farmers could lead the world in reducing agricultural greenhouse gases, while at the same time significantly improving their productivity, experts say.
The Murray-Darling Basin water market is vulnerable to manipulation the competition watchdog says, and has recommended setting up a new agency to oversee trading activity.
A plan to give farmers and regional communities the opportunity to invest in all nearby renewable energy projects has taken a significant step forward.
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