MEDIA RELEASES

Horticulture takes responsibility for workplace compliance
June 25, 2019

Fair Farms, the industry-developed workplace training and certification program for employers in the Australian horticulture industry was officially launched today in…

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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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Growcom congratulates the Coalition
May 20, 2019

Growcom has today extended its congratulations to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Liberal-National Coalition on their re-election this weekend….

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Hort360 workshops underway in Reef Catchments
May 15, 2019

Growers in the Wide Bay-Burnett and Fitzroy regions recently participated in the first of what will be a series of Hort360…

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New advocate for Queensland horticulture
May 13, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has today announced the appointment of Richard Shannon as its new Manager, Policy & Advocacy. Mr Shannon…

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Growcom launches election priority list for Queensland horticulture
May 1, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has today launched its 10-point priority list for supporting the fruit, vegetable and nut industries.   With…

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Hort360 workshop for growers in the Wide Bay-Burnett
April 18, 2019

Growcom is encouraging horticulture growers in the Wide Bay-Burnett to attend a Hort360 workshop, on Thursday 9 May, in Bundaberg. This…

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Workplace Essentials workshops to help farmers reduce risks and increase efficiency
March 21, 2019

Farmers from the Sunshine Coast Region are invited to a one-day Workplace Essentials workshop to be held on 2 April at…

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Visa changes welcome but don’t address industry’s full labour needs
March 11, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has today welcomed Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, David Coleman’s announcement of…

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Fair Farms receives support from peak industry body AUSVEG
March 6, 2019

Growcom, the peak representative body for Queensland horticulture is pleased to announce that AUSVEG has come on board as a foundation…

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Growcom welcomes disaster assistance
February 11, 2019

Peak representative body for horticulture, Growcom has today welcomed the activation of special disaster assistance recovery grants for primary producers affected by flooding…

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Wide Bay-Burnett melon industry workshop
February 5, 2019

Growcom is partnering with peak industry body the Australian Melon Association (AMA) this month to talk to growers located in the…

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For all media inquiries please contact Natalie Brady, Growcom Communications Manager on 07 3620 3844.

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