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Fruit and vegies: why do they cost so much, and who gets what? ORANGE CRISIS IN AUSTRALIA..!!

Fresh produce doing it tough Leading Valencia orange grower Tania Chapman discusses the factors that contribute to tough market conditions for Australia’s fresh produce producers. If you’ve ever wondered how much the farmer gets for the fruit you’re holding in your hand, orange growers want to tell you this summer they’re getting very little or […]

January 17th, 2016
Topic: Oranges Tags: , , ,

Immigration raid Citrus farm finding worker visa issues for pickers

Passports of citrus pickers will now be checked weekly at a southern New South Wales farm, where immigration raids were carried out earlier this month. The raids discovered 37 workers, who were hired by a contractor, had invalid visas. Hillston property owner Ken McDougall says he’s no longer using a contractor and will have to […]

October 26th, 2014
Topic: EMPLOYMENT, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, GOVERNMENT, Nsw, Oranges, STATES Tags: , , , , ,