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Workforce planning toolkit for Queensland business
June 15, 2019

Jobs Queensland has released a toolkit for small and medium-sized enterprises to help grow workforce planning capability across Queensland. Workforce Planning…

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Eating Queensland strawberries this winter
June 11, 2019

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson Queensland’s annual strawberry season launched last week on the Sunshine Coast, serving as the perfect reminder…

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Incitec Pivot Fertilisers steps up in horticulture
June 6, 2019

Incitec Pivot Fertilisers is aiming for growth in the horticulture market, with two key appointments to marketing and agronomy roles to…

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Self-regulate or suffer
June 3, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson They say nature hates a vacuum. A tree falling in a rainforest starts a mad race…

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How are you managing seasonal variability?
June 3, 2019

Two years ago, 285 primary producers and advisers helped the Queensland and Northern Australia Drought and Climate Adaptation Program (DCAP) create a unique…

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Workers available through visa provisions
May 28, 2019

There are a variety of visas available to enhance the agricultural industry’s ability to meet workforce needs. Many farmers are aware…

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Managing young workers
May 28, 2019

A rite of passage for many Australian teenagers is their first part-time or casual job. These jobs have numerous  benefits: they develop skills…

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Pacific labour mobility
May 28, 2019

The Pacific Labour Scheme and Seasonal Worker Programme are a win-win for Australia and sending countries, helping to fill labour shortages when employers…

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Reducing risk and building resilience
May 28, 2019

Many growers are re-thinking their climate risk management strategies following more than a decade of severe natural disasters that have affected Queensland’s horticulture…

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Invest to make the most of Queensland pineapple demand
May 28, 2019

Pineapple season is in full swing as growers in the state’s south east prepare to harvest their contribution to the nation’s…

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Growcom welcomes new ministry
May 28, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has today congratulated Nationals Deputy Leader and Victorian Senator, Bridget McKenzie on her appointment…

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Overtime for casuals puts everyone at a loss
May 27, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson One month after the Fair Work Commission made changes to the Horticulture Award growers in Queensland…

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