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Daly’s Native Plants

Daly's Native Plants_070218 NGIQ recently visited Daly’s Native Plants at Mansfield and heard from Robin about major technical issues they have experienced since being forced to connect to the NBN. During August 2017, Robin received her first call from their phone...

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Honouring nursery leaders at the NGIQ Annual Dinner

From honouring members, sharing experiences, to a moving tribute to our recently passed senior statesmen, the NGIQ Annual Dinner held in Brisbane was a night to reflect, give thanks and look forward to the future. Master of Ceremonies, Alistair Pritchard, welcomed...

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NGIQ Board announcements

NGIQ Board announcements With Paul Lancaster finishing as President this year (due to reaching his maximum tenure) the NGIQ Board met this week to discuss his replacement.  It is a pleasure to report that Elaine Duncan of Flourish Plants North Queensland has agreed to...

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Cyclone Debbie Category C grant funding closes soon

Several nurseries are still cleaning up after TC Debbie hit Queensland in March. Applications to receive the Category C grant funding will close on 12 January. NGIQ has appointed former Executive Officer Kerry Battersby to manage the recovery process and to assist...

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Building industry’s resilience to extreme weather events

Case Study by Nursery & Garden Industry Australia DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=as450A7QkG8 In close to 30 years of operation, Lizard Mountain Nursery near Yeppoon had not really felt the wrath of nature until 2015 when Category Five Tropical...

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President’s Letter – Spring Leaflet

Our branches are preparing for AGM season during September and October, with the NGIQ state AGM to be held on 17 November. Some branches will have vacancies in committee positions, and I encourage everyone to participate in their local branch network meetings or...

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