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Queensland Horticulture News
Missing visa piece to fit farm labour puzzle
August 23, 2021

Growcom has enthusiastically welcomed confirmation today from the Federal Government that a new Australian Agriculture visa will be in place by the…

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Horticulture plots path to a more sustainable future
July 27, 2021

Growcom has welcomed the release of a new Australian-Grown Horticulture Sustainability Framework by industry R&D corporation Hort Innovation. The framework provides the whole…

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Water security front of mind for Bundaberg horticulture
July 8, 2021

The Australian pineapple industry will converge on Bundaberg from today for the industry’s annual Pineapple Field Days. Delivered by Growcom, the…

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Federal Government exacerbates farm labour shortage with new visa rules
June 30, 2021

Growcom and AgForce have come together today to slam changes to the Working Holiday Maker visa conditions which only suggest the Federal Government is…

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New agriculture visa must drive labour productivity gains
June 16, 2021

After years of advocacy Growcom has welcomed the announcement by Minister Littleproud of a new visa designed to address the seasonal labour…

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Budget must meet basic needs first
June 15, 2021

Peak industry bodies have declared the first test the Queensland budget must pass, to be handed down later today by Treasurer Dick,…

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Queensland horticulture shines at Export Awards
June 9, 2021

Two Queensland horticultural exporters were recognised last night as part of the Queensland Horticulture Export Awards.  Presented by peak industry body for Queensland, Growcom and held at…

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Growcom welcomes On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure boost
May 20, 2021

Peak industry body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has welcomed today’s announcement that the Queensland Government has signed onto the Australian Government’s…

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Queensland horticulture to be celebrated at Export Awards
May 17, 2021

Peak industry body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom is pleased to announce the finalists for the upcoming Queensland Horticulture Export Awards Dinner. The…

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Pineapple Industry to be showcased in Bundaberg
May 13, 2021

Bundaberg will host Australia’s pineapple industry this July when growers, researchers, and supply chain operators converge on the region for the…

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Queensland Horticulture News
Morrison Government backs Fair Farms
May 12, 2021

Peak industry body for Queensland horticulture, Growcom has welcomed last night’s Federal Budget announcement of a $3.6 million investment over four…

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Export Congress to explore challenges and opportunities for Queensland horticulture
May 4, 2021

Queensland horticulture growers are invited to explore current trends, key challenges, and upcoming opportunities at the Queensland Horticulture Export Congress.  Presented…

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