FGT recently held workshops updating Tasmanian growers on the latest labour trends influencing the industry. Growers reported favourable productivity by PALM scheme participants and expressed interest in collaborating to provide viable placements, retain skills from season to season and improve portability of key labour. There was advice also for growers engaging with the PALM scheme via an approved Labour Hire company.
Fruit Growers Tasmania has released the election commitments it has sought from the parties contesting the Federal Election.
Tasmania’s fruit industry has to overcome a range of challenges, and those challenges have been highlighted to FGT by growers and exporters. That is why Fruit Growers Tasmania is seeking a range of commitments to policy and support this federal election.
2022 Ag Innovation Expo
| Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 11.10am
Fruit Growers Tasmania was pleased to represent our industry at the 2022 Ag Innovation Expo, one of the biggest events on the Tasmanian Agriculture calendar was held at Hagley Farm School on Thursday 28 April 2022. The event was a cooperative forum for the promotion, recognition and ongoing development of all sectors of Tasmania’s agricultural, forestry, food and related industries.