A new tool in the disaster toolkit
July 3, 2020

One of the key challenges we face during and directly after a natural disaster is that a lot of the vital…

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Horticulture exports at the heart of economic recovery
June 30, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson The export of horticultural produce represents one of the greatest opportunities for future growth, not just…

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From farm to fork: women in horticulture take virtual tour of the Wide Bay-Burnett
June 29, 2020

Women working in the vibrant horticulture industry in the Wide Bay-Burnett are invited to take a well deserved break from the…

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Growing more resilient supply chains for fresh produce
June 23, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson A small number of food service businesses, providores and producers have responded to the COVID-19 disruption…

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Uncertainty in the forecast for labour
June 16, 2020

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson Economists and meteorologists have a lot in common. Neither really know what’s going to happen in…

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A positive case for the process in place
June 8, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson An initial assessment of the first positive case in Queensland of a farm worker with COVID-19…

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Fair Work Ombudsman’s Horticulture Showcase – available in 36 languages
June 8, 2020

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s Horticulture Showcase makes it easier for employers and employees in the horticulture industry to access information and…

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Fair Farms backed by all three major retailers
June 2, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson As the peak representative body for horticulture in Queensland, Growcom is pleased to welcome Coles’ official…

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Coles accepts Fair Farms Certification
May 26, 2020

Industry-led Fair Farms Standard now backed by all three major retailers Growcom, peak representative body for horticulture in Queensland, today welcomed…

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One market in hand worth two in the bush
May 25, 2020

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Market access for our agricultural produce has been front and centre lately. Making headlines have been…

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