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Worker Profile – Dylan Preston

Meet Dylan Preston, a physiotherapist from Northern NSW. He recently headed to the South West of WA to hit up Margaret River for its weather, lifestyle, and world-beating surfing conditions. Deciding to get back to nature and out on the road crossing borders following a COVID-interrupted couple of years, Dylan came across a grape vine […]

Commodity in Focus – Cotton

Cotton – it’s only natural Australia’s cotton industry is known for producing high-quality fibre using efficient and sustainable farming practices. With a focus on environmental responsibility, the industry is well-positioned to continue its success in the global marketplace. Do you know how cotton is farmed? Cotton in Australia is mainly grown in New South Wales […]

Where to work for a second or third year WHM visa

To be eligible to apply for a second or third Working Holiday (subclass 417) or Work & Holiday (subclass 462) visa, you must have already completed a prescribed minimum period of ‘specified work’.  This information applies equally to both 417 and 462 visas so the collective term ‘Working Holiday Maker’ (WHM) visas will be used. ‘Specified […]

Becoming More Employable – be mobile/transport options

There have been plenty of revelations about harvest work exposed by the global pandemic in recent years. However, from a worker’s perspective, a couple of things have remained challenging – sourcing accommodation and working out how you’re going to get to the farms. The Harvest Trail Information Service as well as every Harvest Trail Service […]

Pay Deductions – know what can and can’t be deducted from your wages

Can the boss deduct money from your wages for accommodation and transport? Don’t let your hard-earned pay go to waste – know the rules that protect you! There are clear guidelines so employers and workers know exactly what can and can’t be deducted from your pay. Stay informed and protect your finances on your next […]

Do you need help finding harvest or horticulture work?

Consider using Harvest Trail Services to assist you. No cost, no obligation, no risk. Contact the Harvest Trail Information Service or your nearest Harvest Trail Services Office. Harvest Areas 2020-23 Harvest Trail Information Service Contact List Harvest Trail Information Service 1800 062 332 htis@madec.edu.au Harvest Trail Services Contact List South West WA Rural Enterprises Australia […]

Worker Profile – Beau Hatfield/Grower Profile – Eva & Gennaro Arena

Eva and Gennaro Arena have been using the QITE Harvest Trail Service (HTS) to source harvest workers for many years, and have found it a very easy and quick-to-use service. Eva and Gennaro find workers through QITE every year and have already advertised their jobs for their upcoming mango season with QITE HTS. Beau Hatfield […]

Site Profile – Sunshine Moreton Harvest Area

Employers and workers in the busy Sunshine Moreton Harvest Area are served well by the MADEC Harvest Trail Services Office in Caboolture. The Harvest Area is in south-east Queensland and covers the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay North geographical areas. Together, Harvest Office Manager Amy Nash and Administration Officer Carly Daniels have in-depth knowledge of […]

Commodity in Focus – Mango

It Takes Two to Mango When you think of summer, Australian mangoes come to mind for their sweet aromas and rich flavours, which are sure to get those taste buds dancing. We take a look at the iconic summer fruit and where you can find work for the harvest season. Delicious mangoes have been grown […]

New Harvest Guide – December 2022

The latest and 17th edition of the National Harvest Guide is being readied for publication. This guide is produced to assist horticulture jobseekers, both Aussies and overseas visitors, locate picking, packing and other harvest jobs across all major horticulture areas in Australia. It contains crop calendars for all areas: and a description of the location, […]