Four hours from Melbourne and serviced by our two offices located in Swan Hill and Robinvale, the Mid Murray Harvest Region stretches from Boort in the South to Robinvale in the North, and Barham in the East to Sea Lake in the West. The Mid Murray Region is renowned for its variety of harvest commodities due to the rich, fertile soils, ready access to irrigation through the Murray River and Victorian Great Lakes, and temperate climate. The Swan Hill region is Australia’s largest stone fruit producer and is also scattered with vegetable, and grape growers. Further north towards Robinvale there are large almond, grape, citrus and olive growers.
There are a number of harvest opportunities throughout the region and with good planning an individual could stay on a long term basis working across the industry. Positions including fruit and vegetable picking, packing, machine operating, cellar hands, pruning, and forklift or truck driving are frequently available. Cool in the winter and extreme heat in the summer, workers need to be prepared to weather the elements.
In your spare time you can enjoy the great outdoors, trying your luck at catching an elusive Murray Cod on the Murray River or camping on its banks. If it’s water sports you’re into then the Victorian Great Lakes provide plenty of space for skiing, boating and swimming. Or if golf is your passion, why not play a round at one of Australia’s top 50 ranked courses, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club. The region has some excellent wineries where you can sample local cheeses and smallgoods whilst enjoying a red or white wine.
The Swan Hill and Robinvale offices are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm to assist both workers and growers alike. MADEC Mid Murray Harvest Trail staff are happy to assist with information on accommodation, transportation, and work requirements.
Harvest Office Manager Matt Ridsdale travels to both offices to assist our clients and is supported by Renee Stringer in Robinvale and Jaime Wray in Swan Hill. With funding available from the Australian Government’s AgMove Relocation Assistance Program to join the Harvest Trail, why not come and explore the opportunities in the Mid Murray Region?
Whether you are you looking for work or looking for workers in the Swan Hill and Robinvale regions, WE CAN HELP. The MADEC Mid Murray Harvest Trail offices are here ready to answer your calls and queries and help you source work and/or workers. WHS Inductions are also available to potential harvest workers at both of our offices via appointment, and we also offer a range of various services for employers. Let’s help our farmers move produce to plate!
Swan Hill Harvest Trail Office
186-188 Beveridge Street, Swan Hill, VIC
03 5033 9500
Robinvale Harvest Trail Office
68-72 Herbert Street, Robinvale, VIC
03 5051 8080
Ready Sessions are ran on a reoccurring basis, contact your local Harvest Office to book in.