Voice of Horticulture

A GST on fresh foods is bad economics

APAL is supporting the Voice of Horticulture as it demonstrates why extending the GST base to include fresh food would negatively impact government revenue, farmers and consumers, especially middle-income families. Read the Voice of Horticulture media release: A GST on fresh foods is bad economics (29 Jan 2016) Media contacts at Voice of Horticulture. - See more at: [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|News, Voice of Horticulture|

Industry AGMs focus on the future

APAL is also looking forward to working with the Voice of Horticulture and Horticulture Innovation Australia as they both plan to focus on the future after their recent Annual General Meetings in November. Read the Voice of Horticulture media release: Industry AGMs focus on the future (4 Dec 2015) Media contacts at Voice of Horticulture.  

By |December 4th, 2015|News, Voice of Horticulture|

Horticulture survey reports high growth prospects

APAL is supporting the Voice of Horticulture as it reports strong growth prospects from analysis of a recent members' survey relating to issues of importance. Read the Voice of Horticulture media release: Horticulture survey reports high growth prospects (26 Nov 2015) Media contacts at Voice of Horticulture.

By |December 2nd, 2015|Industry Issues, News, Voice of Horticulture|

GST and market issues key to horticulture profits

APAL is supporting the Voice of Horticulture as it identifies a number of emerging policy issues that impact on horticulture profits for producers. A recent survey of their members has revealed that a GST on fresh food is one of several market issues of concern. Read the Voice of Horticulture media release: GST and market issues key [...]

By |November 18th, 2015|Industry Issues, News, Voice of Horticulture|

VOH calls for ‘Green Card’ to help growers employ workers

APAL is supporting the Voice of Horticulture in condemning the exploitation or workers in the fresh food sector as seen on 'Slaving Away' on ABC's Four Corners and is joining the call for the establishment and roll-out of a 'Green Card' for people on a 417 Working Visa. Read the Voice of Horticulture media release: Voice [...]