Industry News

Pineapple cropping trials for improved reef water quality outcomes
January 21, 2020

The iconic pineapple is an important contributor to the Queensland horticultural sector. However, pineapple cropping systems can be vulnerable to erosion…

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Working through tough times
January 14, 2020

Article excerpt provided by SuperFriend Major events like relationship break-ups or the death of a loved one can be life-changing. However,…

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FNQ growers benefit from new agreement with government to address skills shortages
January 13, 2020

Having trouble recruiting or retaining semi-skilled or skilled staff? Far North Queensland now has the benefit of a new agreement with…

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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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The savvy and self-aware consumer
November 1, 2019

By Rowena Beveridge, Hort360 Project Manager SEQ With rapidly growing interests from consumers on the impact food production is having on…

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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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