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In Memorium Bill Chalk

It is a widely held belief that the produce industry’s most valuable assets are the people who  have dedicated their careers to promoting the fruit and vegetable industry, these words could not be more true of self-made businessman and wholesaler Bill Chalk of Southern Cross Produce, who sadly passed away on Thursday 28th October 2021. …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Enquiry

The Therapeutic Goods Administration or TGA, Australia’s health product regulator has provisionally approved 4 vaccines so far: the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, called Comirnaty, for people aged 12 years and older the Oxford University AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) vaccine, for people aged 18 years and older the Janssen vaccine of Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd, known as Johnson & Johnson, is for …

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Last chance to apply for the 2022 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

  The AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award is Australia’s leading award empowering and celebrating the inclusive and courageous leadership of women involved in Australia’s rural and emerging industries, businesses, and communities, now and into the future. Over the past 21 years, the Award has gained a significant profile, and is recognised as a program of influence …

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Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) Scheme

The Morrison Government announced the first stage of reforms to Australia’s labour mobility programs – the Pacific Labour Scheme (PLS) and the Seasonal Worker Program (SWP). Both schemes will now be branded under the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, making these programs better able to respond to the needs of employers and workers, supporting the …

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South Australian Citrus Showcased in Gift Packs

The South Australian citrus harvest started in late May and the crop is looking very good. The cooler summer has resulted in vibrant colours and sweet-tasting crops for the year, with plenty of produce to retailers. Growers regularly put together packs to showcase the new season produce in South Australia to encourage influencers to share with their audience …

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