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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 …

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ATGA secures major pilot project on traceability

Media release31 August 2021 The Australian Table Grape Association (ATGA) has secured a major innovative project to strengthen table grape traceability for high-value export markets. …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Pick of the Bunch • 17 June 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the new agriculture-specific visa, a continued labour boost for Vic growers, the launch of …

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Pick of the Bunch • 3 June 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, your final chance to provide industry feedback on the draft table grape Strategic Investment Plan, review DAWE’s cost recovery …

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Pick of the Bunch • 20 May 2021

This Pick of the Bunch is packed full of information, including a chance to review Hort Innovation’s new draft table grape Strategic Investment Plan (SIP), our round-up of …

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The Vine magazine • May 2021

Vol. 17, iss. 2 Inside the May to July edition of the Vine magazine: The ATGA’s new faces look to the future ATGA chair and …

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Pick of the Bunch • 6 May 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the fortnight’s events and some Victorian government and Victorian Farmers’ Federation initiatives, opportunities and programs. 

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Pick of the Bunch • 22 April 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch we take a look at the ATGA Queensland visit, some mental health support webinars, other events, and much more.

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Pick of the Bunch • 8 April 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at a Victorian Government grant to improve industry preparedness for seasonal labour availability, our industry development …

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Pick of the Bunch • 25 March 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at a Victorian government deal with Tasmania to bring workers to farms in need, as well …

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Pick of the Bunch • 11 March 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, Mildura businesses are under the microscope for COVIDSafe compliance this week, where to look if you’re feeling bogged down, business …

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The Vine magazine • February 2021

Volume 17, issue 1. New projects, a send-off for an industry stalwart, the first instalment of our women in horticulture series, grower profile of our …

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Pick of the Bunch • 25 February 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, the Vine‘s February 2021 edition is out now, we take a look at a new ABARES report which identifies the five …

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New benefits to eating grapes

A new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology has found grapes increased resistance to sunburn and reduced markers of UV …

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Pick of the Bunch • 11 February 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, help shape the future of table grape investments. We’re jam-packed with information and analysis, including early monitoring results from …

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Pick of the Bunch • 28 January 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, we take a look at the new deal between Victoria and Tasmania to secure seasonal workers from the Pacific Islands, …

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Pick of the Bunch • 14 January 2021

In this Pick of the Bunch, ATGA’s new website launches, the 2021 Exporter Directory is available, and more.

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Pick of the Bunch • 14 December 2020

Inside this edition:In this Pick of the Bunch, have your say on table grape harvest workforce requirements and read more about labour, find out about the ATGA’s …

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Pick of the Bunch • 30 November 2020

Inside this edition: In this Pick of the Bunch, we look at the new lineup for the ATGA and Hort Innovation boards, face-to-face grower sessions resume, there’s …

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Pick of the Bunch • 16 November 2020

Inside this edition:In this Pick of the Bunch we take a look at the latest Vine magazine – which features a state by state preview of the season – …

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The Vine magazine • November 2020

Vol. 16, issue 4. Traceability, state-by-state season previews and the maximum potential of a microvine are just some of the topics explored in the latest …