Tasmania...   Australia's Island Orchard

2016 FGT Annual Conference

C3 Convention Centre, Hobart

Thursday 16th June - Saturday 18th June 2016

Conference Brochure now available for download

A great line-up of speakers for this Conference recommended by growers and
researchers and of course three days of good fellowship that underpins the
Tasmanian fruit sector. Hope to see you there.

Events include:

  1. APAL's Future Orchards and additional sessions (Thu 16th) Contact Sophie Folder to RSVP
  2. Main Confernce Event, Network Drinks & Awards Dinner (Fri 17th)
  3. Cherry / Berry Field Trip (Sat 18th)

Download Conference Program

Download Registration Form

Export Enquiries

for Tasmanian Apples, Pears, Cherries & Stone Fruit

Click to download Enquiry FormReturn your completed form to FGT

office@fruitgrowerstas.com.au OR Fax 03 62 311 929

The 2015-16 Farm Gate Guide

Click on the image below to view or download the 2015/16 Guide

** There is also a FREE iPhone App to compliment the Farm Gate Guide. Download from the iTunes Store **

For your own copy of the Farm Gate Guide, please email: FarmGate@fruitgrowerstas.com.au or call (03) 6231 1944

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Casual Workers -

Fruit Picking, Packing, Pruning & Thinning

For orchard work please follow the links below:

National Harvest Labour Information Service

Contact: 1800 062 332 or Go to: www.harvesttrail.gov.au


Linx Employment

Linx Employment TAS Pty Ltd are an established Labour Outsourcing Company that provide quality reliable workers both local and international to the Tasmanian Fruit Industry. Call us today if you wish to register with us for the upcoming harvest season to work or if you would like to speak to us about providing labour to your business.

Contact: admin@linxemployment.com.au or Suzie on: 0437 558 645


PeopleCo are Tasmania’s most experienced casual and permanent staffing solution provider, with over 40 years’ experience in the industry. Employers looking for a staffing solution, please contact us on tas@peopleco.com.au or 03 6242 8400.
Expressions of interest for work in Tasmania’s fruit and veg industry, please register via www.skilled.com.au and then email tas@peopleco.com.au to confirm your registration.

The 2014-15 Farm Gate Guide

Click on the image below to view or download the 2014/15 Guide


The 2013-14 Farm Gate Guide

Click on the image below to view or download the 2013/14 Guide


The 2012-13 Farm Gate Guide

Click on the image below to view or download the 2012/13 Guide


Farm Gate Guide 2011-12

Click the image below to view the 2011-12 Farm Gate Guide

FGT is located at

262 Argyle Street, Hobart

Office space for lease

FGT and the Tasmanian Abalone Council currently share the Argyle Street Office and we are looking to lease some of the office space to an individual, group, organisation with interests in Agriculture/Horticulture/Fishing industry or other Tas Primary Industry Contact Fruit Growers Tasmania on 62 311 944

262 Argyle Street is a modern office facility with an Impressive meeting room AVAILABLE FOR HIREView Brochure for details


Check News & Events for scheduled industry workshops, conferences etc FGT Members- Click on Members Area or the side menu for information on membership, links to available websites for 2010 Grower members and a list of 2010 Associate members. Click on FGT Contacts for details.   Also Other Useful Links provides links to associated organisations.

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Useful Links

Associated Industry OrganisationsApple & Pear Australia Ltd (APAL): www.apal.org.auNational Industry Association & contacts for all State industry organisations Cherry Growers Australia  (CGA) : www.cherries.com.au National Industry Association & contacts for all State industry organisations Horticulture Australia Ltd (HAL): www.horticulture.com.auAustralian Pome Fruit Improvement Program (APFIP): www.apfip.comSummerfruit Australia Ltd (SAL) : www.summerfruit.com The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

A direct link to the ACCC Horticulture Code webpage providing detailed information for growers and traders about the Horticulture Code of Conduct and access to a full range of ACCC publications. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Primary Employers Tasmania (PET)  Email - primaryemployers@bigpond.com Eatwell Tasmania: www.eatwelltas.org.au

Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI) www.tcci.com.au

Tasmanian Government

Tasmanian Government:  www.tas.gov.au Tas Online includes access to all State Departments, Parliamentary members, sitting dates etc Department of Primary Industry, Water & Environment (Tas) (DPIW): www.dpiwe.tas.gov.auHorticulture (IPM) - Email Penny.Domeney@utas.edu.au                                 Website www.dpiw.tas.gov.au/ipm orchardsApple export spray guides, IPM information, MRL information - Penny Domeney


Australian Government

Bureau of Meterology: www.bom.gov.auDepartment Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF): www.daff.gov.au Includes access to Biosecurity Australia and FarmBisPlant Health Australia (PHA): www.planthealthaustralia.com.auDepartment Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT): www.dfat.gov.auIncludes access to AustradeParliament of Australia: www.aph.gov.au

Includes members of House of Assembly & Senate, sitting dates etc.

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