Industry News

North Queensland growers have better access to QRIDA services
December 4, 2019

Horticulture growers in Townsville, Burdekin and Ayr have better access to support services after Queensland Rural and Industry Development Authority (QRIDA)…

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Enhancing skills of the Karen Community
December 4, 2019

By QAWN Officer, South East Queensland – Craig Dillon Recently I have been working closely with HELP Enterprises, a non-for-profit organisation,…

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Citrus farm reaping the benefits of Pacific Labour Mobility – and its workers are too
December 4, 2019

Queensland growers who can’t find enough local workers during the busy harvest season are turning to the Australian Government’s Pacific labour…

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Understanding waste in your business
December 4, 2019

Farm waste management involves the responsible storage, collection and disposal of all farm waste and the preparation and implementation of a…

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Program to train job seekers to be work ready
November 1, 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
November 1, 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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Run, walk or swim to help sick kids
November 1, 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
November 1, 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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Tap into Government incentives through Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative
October 1, 2019

Farmers in the Darling Downs and Lockyer Valley interested in accessing skilled labour are being asked to register their expressions of interest. Beginning…

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Your first step towards creating a safe workplace for everyone
October 1, 2019

As an employer, you carry significant legal responsibility and liability for ensuring the health and safety of your workers under the Work Health…

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Increase efficiencies and reduce costs with Hort360
October 1, 2019

Hort360 continues to develop. The Best Management Practice (BMP) program for horticulture provides support to growers interested in incentives, project deliverables…

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