POLICY COLUMNS

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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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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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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Keep calm and carry on with Hort360 
May 21, 2019

By Growcom CEO David Thomson Like other industries, horticulture has its own Best Management Practice (BMP) program called Hort360, which is…

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New advocate for Queensland horticulture
May 13, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has recently welcomed to its ranks a new Manager of Policy and Advocacy, Richard…

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Growing cooperatives for horticulture
May 8, 2019

By Growcom CEO, David Thomson Since the inception of Queensland’s horticulture industry, grower cooperatives have played an essential role in the…

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