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Harvest Trail Services Site Profile – Q.I.T.E.

In the lush and vibrant landscapes of Far North Queensland, from the tropical allure of Cape York to the bustling agricultural hub of Bowen, Q.I.T.E. Harvest Trail Services (HTS) stands as a beacon of support for employers and workers in the horticulture industry. Since 1 July 2020, Q.I.T.E. has proudly expanded its footprint, under a […]

Follow us on Social Media…

The Harvest Trail Information Service (HTIS) posts vacancies regularly on a range of social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, X (ex-Twitter) and YouTube. Most of the posts will advertise current vacancies, however, from time to time, we post about major weather events, health and safety information, wage rate changes, visa change information or anything […]

Setting Up a myGov Account & Linking Workforce Australia

A myGov account is a centralised platform through which individuals can access numerous government services and benefits online. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps of setting up a myGov account and connecting it to Workforce Australia. You’ll need to do this in order to apply for many jobs advertised on the Harvest […]

Seasonal Workforce Attraction & Retention (a series #4)

Seasonal Workforce – who, where, how, why? In our final article in the series, we break down the different groups of people you are likely to encounter in the national labour pool. If you consider the varying characteristics of each, you can increase your chances of attracting and retaining them as workers for your busy […]

How to get a Forklift Driver licence

As at mid-June 2023, a quick search on SEEK revealed over 30,000 forklift operator vacancies across Australia. There were vacancies in every state. Along with truck drivers and other skilled positions, Australian industry is in desperate need of more forklift drivers and other machinery operators. In horticulture at the moment there is intense competition for […]

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 2023-24 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: Hung-Hsuan Yen

Transitioning into new experiences can be both exciting and challenging. It requires stepping out of one’s comfort zone and embracing the unknown. Meet Hung-Hsuan Yen, affectionately known as Bacon, a Taiwanese chef who embarked on an exciting journey to Australia in 2018 searching for growth and adventure. Born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan, Bacon was […]

Australian Heavy Vehicle Licences – what are they?

Those with Heavy Vehicle licences in Australia are in the fortunate position of being eminently employable. A recent internet search (April 2023) revealed over 36,000 driver jobs available in Australia with half of these for truck drivers. Horticulture employers, in particular, in every state are continually on the look out for people with LR, MR, […]

Commodity in Focus – Melons

Melons have been enjoyed by people around the world for centuries, with watermelon, honeydew, and rockmelon being the most common types. The Australian melon industry is thriving, employing many individuals and contributing significantly to the country’s agricultural economy. Let’s delve into the key aspects of working on a melon farm in Australia, from the different […]

Site Profile – South West Western Australia (Rural Enterprises Australia)

Rural Enterprises Australia (REA) has been providing rural recruitment services for over 60 years in Western Australia forging strong relationships with farmers and farm workers alike. Rural Enterprises is very much a family business and focused on more than just filling vacancies. They have a passion for agricultural and rural business, and enjoy hearing people’s […]