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Fruit Growers

Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

COVID-19 - Seasonal Workers and Quarantine Provisions

The government has made the decision to open our borders to seasonal workers without requiring them to have a strict two-week quarantine.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2020

Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

Fruit And Nut (Research, Development And Extension Trust Fund) Repeal Bill 2019

It is, as the previous speakers have indicated, a technical bill really, that repeals the Fruit and Nut Research, Development and Extension Trust Fund.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019

Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

Threat to Tasmania's GMO-free status

The declassification of SDN-1-modified organisms as GMOs will mean that the moratorium will no longer capture these gene-edited organisms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019

Biosecurity Dog

Biosecurity Bill 2019

For an island with a clean, green brand and reputation we have a lot to protect and we have a lot to lose if our biosecurity framework is not strong.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  23 May 2019

Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

Rockliff Says He Will Lobby Federal Counterparts on Backpacker Tax

The backpacker tax policy, and the uncertainty around it, is having a profound effect on an already strained sector.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  22 Sep 2016

Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

State Liberals Powerless on Backpacker Tax

The Primary Industries Minister's comments about intervention on the poorly handled backpacker tax highlights the powerless position this government is in.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2016