INDUSTRY NEWS

Growers stuck between undocumented workers and a hard place
November 12, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Confirming what had already been long suspected, the Victorian Farmers Federation’s (VFF’s) Horticulture Labour Case Study…

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Backpacker Tax Found To Be Broken
November 5, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson As the peak body for horticulture in Queensland, Growcom has welcomed the Federal Court’s recent ruling…

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Program to train job seekers to be work ready
October 30, 2019

The Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN) is pleased to share that the Queensland Government funded Skilling Queenslanders for Work project, Agricultural Employment for…

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Meet TriCal’s new State Manager Liliana Hidalgo
October 30, 2019

The TriCal team has great pleasure in introducing to you to our new State Manager – Liliana Hidalgo. Liliana is a qualified…

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QRIDA marks 25 years of supporting Queensland horticulture
October 30, 2019

More than $720 million has been invested into the state’s horticulture industry in the 25 years since the Queensland Rural and…

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Run, walk or swim to help sick kids
October 30, 2019

Every November, Queenslanders get behind 9Telethon to raise $13 million for the Children’s Hospital Foundation (CHF) which helps sick kids battling illness or…

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Traditional Amazon fruit ‘Achacha’ orchard for sale in Australia in presence of global demand
October 30, 2019

Colliers International Agribusiness are marketing Australia’s only commercial Achacha orchard, providing investors with an opportunity to secure a monopoly over the new sweet, tangy fruit….

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Queensland Horticulture Council meeting wrap-up
October 29, 2019

In October the Queensland Horticulture Council (QHC) held its annual forum which brought together representatives from each of the major horticulture…

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The drought declaration of horticulture
October 28, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Now is the time for horticulture to declare its interest in shaping the future of drought…

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Queensland horticulture producers travel to the desert to learn
October 23, 2019

While the Granite Belt is currently experiencing the regions worst drought in living memory, six Granite Belt Growers Association members, along…

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Award changes put horticulture under pressure
October 22, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson As the weather heats up so does the summer harvest season and with it comes an…

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Growers get ready for storm season
October 14, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson As we move yet again into the disaster season here in Queensland, preparedness is key to…

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