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AUSVEG welcomes backpacker tax resolution

02-Dec-2016
AUSVEG has welcomed the resolution of the damaging and hard fought ‘backpacker tax’ issu..

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Largest players in horticulture call for compromise

30-Nov-2016
Three of the largest organisations representing Australian horticulture and its growers have called ..

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AUSVEG welcomes likely backpacker tax deal

28-Nov-2016
Leading Australian vegetable industry body AUSVEG has welcomed today’s announcement of a likel..

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Geoff Moar re-elected as AUSVEG Chair, Belinda Adams elected as Deputy Chair

25-Nov-2016
New South Wales potato grower Geoff Moar has been re-elected to the position of AUSVEG Chair and Que..

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Veg growers call on Canberra to finally pass backpacker tax

24-Nov-2016
The Australian vegetable industry has called on Canberra to do the right thing by farmers and finish..

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Registrations now open for Hort Connections 2017

21-Nov-2016
Delegate registrations are now open for Hort Connections 2017, which will be held at the Adelaide Co..

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Growers suffering from ongoing delays to resolution of backpacker tax

17-Nov-2016
Australian vegetable growers are suffering the consequences of the lengthy process of changing the t..

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Veg industry recognised for charitable contributions

09-Nov-2016
The Australian fresh produce industry has been recognised for its distinguished service in fighting ..

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Beetroot brownies and pumpkin fries: the new veg options for Aussie plates

07-Nov-2016
Beetroot brownies, pumpkin fries and green bean omelettes may sound out of the ordinary, but th..

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Irrigation Australia joins Hort Connections co-host line-up

04-Nov-2016
In a first for Australian horticulture, Irrigation Australia has joined Hort Connections as a co-hos..

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AUSVEG welcomes ACCC’s report on hort issues

28-Oct-2016
Leading horticultural organisation AUSVEG has welcomed yesterday’s release of an Australian Co..

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Pre-washed veggies cleaning up with consumers

27-Oct-2016
The trend toward convenience is continuing to take hold in the fresh produce sector, with new resear..

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Hort Connections welcomes Onions Australia as latest industry co-host

21-Oct-2016
Onions Australia is the latest horticultural heavy hitter to co-host Hort Connections, which will be..

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Plant the seed of increased veg consumption during National Nutrition Week

18-Oct-2016
AUSVEG, Australia’s leading industry body representing Australian vegetable and potato growers..

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Australian Organic to co-host Hort Connections in 2017

04-Oct-2016
Australian Organic, owner of the country’s largest organic certification brand Australian Cert..

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Streamlining fresh produce industry export access

28-Sep-2016
Australian vegetable growers looking to enter key export markets are set to save significant cost an..

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Backpacker tax resolution a relief for growers

27-Sep-2016
Leading horticulture body AUSVEG has welcomed today’s decision from the Federal Government..

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Consumers trying new cooking styles for fresh veg

27-Sep-2016
Australians are broadening their horizons without leaving their kitchens, with new research revealin..

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AUSVEG and PMA-ANZ to host Hort Connections in Adelaide in 2017

21-Sep-2016
AUSVEG and PMA Australia-New Zealand Limited (PMA-ANZ) are excited to announce the launch of “..

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AUSVEG supports calls for sugar tax

20-Sep-2016
Leading horticulture organisation AUSVEG has weighed in on the renewed debate around a sugar tax, sa..

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