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Farmers and Mental Health

This is the first in a series of occasional articles in relation to the mental health of Australia’s farmers. A recent industry survey  revealed record-low morale among a subset of Australian horticulturalists. The survey cited increasing costs of production, tightening margins and a shortage of skilled labour as major factors in combination forcing growers to […]

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Minimum Wage Increase

The Fair Work Commission has increased the National Minimum Wage to $882.80 per week ($23.23 per hour) from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2023. This means if your weekly pay period starts on a Monday, the new rates applied from Monday, 3 July 2023. The National Minimum Wage applies […]