MEDIA RELEASES

Growers prepare for storm season with Hort360 Zoom Session
October 10, 2019

Horticulture growers are being urged to get ready for storm season by signing up for an online, after-hours workshop on building…

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No great barrier to horticulture
September 19, 2019

Statement by Growcom CEO, David Thomson on the Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill. START…

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Building a sustainable workforce for Queensland’s agriculture sector
August 8, 2019

New Australians looking to secure employment in the horticulture and wider agriculture sector will benefit from a new project commencing in September facilitating training…

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Iconic Ekka sundaes support Queensland’s strawberry and dairy farmers
August 8, 2019

Every year city and country come together at the Ekka to celebrate Queensland’s incredible agriculture industry. But for all its show-stopping exhibits, the biggest…

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Good government starts with water
August 5, 2019

Peak representative body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement over the weekend that it will contribute $13.6…

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Long dry costs Granite Belt economy $100m
August 1, 2019

Growers on Queensland’s Granite Belt are keen to let the rest of the supply chain know that despite the dry times…

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Growers get the jump on nematodes
July 30, 2019

Queensland’s horticulture growers are invited to participate in an online Hort360 workshop about managing nematodes on Wednesday 28 August, 2019. Get…

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Horticulture industry tackling worker exploitation head-on
July 23, 2019

Industry is aware of the problems of workers exploitation as discussed in the National Union of Workers (NUW) report, Speak Out…

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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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