The Australian Government is trying to lure New Zealand seasonal workers across the Tasman, to strengthen its agricultural industry.
They're being offered $2000 if they complete six weeks' work of harvesting, working a minimum 20 hours a week, in Australia's regional areas.
Immigration Minister Kris Faafoi told Mike Hosking the Australians are being cheeky.
He's suggesting it isn't a good deal, because they haven't thought about our quarantine rules.
“Anyone who leaves New Zealand and comes back within 90 days, has to pay $3000 for managed isolation. So people will have to think carefully about that.”
Faafoi says businesses need to do all they can to secure local employees, and give them a fair go.