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Events

19-20 May: Sunraysia grower sessions

Sunraysia grower sessions planned for 4 May will now be postponed due to delayed harvest and grower availability. The ATGA team will provide growers an …

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Pick of the Bunch • 21 April 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch, we talk about traceability, the ATGA team goes northbound, hear labour news, mental health and business support and much more.

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Pick of the Bunch • 7 April 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch: Queensland grower sessions announced Ag-chem update “Historic” agreement with India Insights: rising costs of inputs IAN: trial for AO audits USDA …

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Pick of the Bunch • 24 March 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch: RSG information sessions Traceability producer video launches ATGA representation New food safety resources Hort workers regional promotion Mosquito-borne virus prevention …

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Pick of the Bunch • 10 March 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch: Our industry video live Grapes around the globe New guide for viticulture Grow smarter in the Mallee Pathways to Export program …

Vine

The Vine magazine • February 2022

The February to April edition of the Vine is now available.

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Pick of the Bunch • 24 February 2022

First Vine magazine for 2022, Hort Statistics Handbook launches and more.

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Pick of the Bunch • 10 February 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch: Traceability pilot launches Spotlight on industry for workers  Hort Award changes for workers Enhancing biodiversity  Update on AO support Stay …

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Pick of the Bunch • 27 January 2022

In this Pick of the Bunch: Traceability site sneak peek $68.4m traceability boost  Backpacker visa incentives Speak up on Qfly Automated packaging solution What’s happening in …

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Pick of the Bunch • 16 December 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch:

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Pick of the Bunch • 2 December 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at some of our upcoming events, we highlight the importance of staying safe and preparing for …

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Pick of the Bunch • 18 November 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, the ATGA welcomes new board members, we take a look at the 2022-26 Table Grape Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) …

ATGA board welcomes new members

The ATGA will welcome three new board members representing Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Zoë Dichiera, Robert Nugan and Anthony Cirillo were nominated by …

Videos & webinars

Early monitoring for mealybug

In the first of our pest & disease videos, the ATGA explores early monitoring for mealybug.

Vine

The Vine magazine • November 2021

The November edition of our quarterly industry magazine, the Vine, is now available. In this edition of the Vine: – reflecting on the year that …

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Pick of the Bunch • 4 November

Our latest Pick of the Bunch is out now! In it, we take a look at the minimum wage floor approved by the Fair Work …

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Pick of the Bunch • 21 October

Our latest Pick of the Bunch is out now! In it, we take a look at vaccination requirements for growers and workers across the country, …

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Pick of the Bunch • 7 October

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at some new projects and schemes aiming to enhance export capacity, a Victorian Government program …

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Pick of the Bunch • 23 September

In this Pick of the Bunch, we dive into some information on seasonal workforce, including the Victorian Government’s latest announcement about on-farm accommodation planning amendments. …

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Pick of the Bunch • 9 September 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the Victorian Government announcement to extend its quarantine pathway with Tasmania, explore some export and …

Latest news

ATGA secures major pilot project on traceability

Media release

Pilot commencement
31 August 2021

Events

7 September 2021 • Approved Employer info session

Concerned about finding workers for the upcoming and future seasons? Ever thought about becoming an approved employer? The ATGA will facilitate – with the support …

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Pick of the Bunch • 26 August 2021

In our latest Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the long-awaited ag visa, new requirements for Vic businesses and workers, a special …

Latest news

Government to deliver on long-awaited ag visa

Media release 24 August 2021 The Australian Table Grape Association (ATGA) applauds yesterday’s momentous announcement by the Federal Government to deliver a dedicated agriculture-specific visa …

Vine

The Vine magazine • August 2021

In this edition of the Vine, we take a look at the table grape industry’s response to seasonal workforce shortages, including state and federal government …

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Pick of the Bunch • 12 August

In this Pick of the Bunch, we launch our August edition of the Vine. We also take a look at some workforce planning sessions in Queensland …

Latest news

Export registration opens

The Australian table grape export registration system is now open. CEO Jeff Scott opened export registration last week, and growers can read the Industry Advice …

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Pick of the Bunch • 29 July 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, export registration opens, Hort Innovation releases its Horticulture Sustainability Framework, we provide an update on some workshops and field days, …

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Pick of the Bunch • 15 July 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at several events for Sunraysia growers across August, including a special cross-industry event co-organised by ATGA, two …

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Pick of the Bunch • 1 July 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the interim Goulburn to Murray water trade rules, look at the superannuation and minimum …