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NGI Structure Review Report

Read more and download the full report here NGI Structure Review Report - NGI Joint Media Release - 15 November 2016 Nursery & Garden Industry making changes for the future Yesterday, in Sydney, the Nursery & Garden Industry (NGI) National Board and NGI...

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NGIQ members awarded lifetime membership

NGIQ welcomes two new life members. Congratulations to Peter Young, formerly of Birdwood Nursery and Peter Radke, formerly of Yuruga Nursery who were both awarded lifetime membership of NGIQ. This award is given to NGIQ members for their continuous, distinguished and...

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Australian Farmer Of The Year 2016 Winners

The prestigious 2016 Farmer of the Year has been awarded to the Keith family of Rocky Point Mulching. The award was presented at a ceremony held at Parliament House in Canberra on the 10th of November 2016 and was gratefully accepted Rocky Point General Manager...

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Queensland garden gurus recognised

Three local Queensland garden media personalities have been featured in the new book by Victorian author Anne Vale. This beautifully illustrated reference book, Influential Australian Garden People: their stories follows the influences of our current generation of...

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Do you operate a home handyman maintenance service?

Do you operate a home handyman maintenance service? Queensland Health has contacted NGIQ to remind members that pest control activities conducted by home handyman and lawn maintenance services require a licence. Typical examples of pest control activities relevant to...

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Nursery Industry Strategic Investment Plan 2017-2021 Survey

The development of the Strategic Investment Plan for the nursery industry levy is underway. Horticulture Innovation Australia (Hort Innovation) together with Key-Link Solutions are developing the plan. We are working with the nursery industry to identify the key...

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Nursery industry gets serious about energy efficiencies

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation’s (QFF) Energy Savers Program is partnering with industry member Nursery & Garden Industry Queensland (NGIQ) to hold an Energy Field Day in Brisbane. The Aspley Nursery Field Day will be held on Thursday, 15 September and will...

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Coast horticulture expert recognised as cream of crop

Sunshine Coast horticulture expert Peter Young has taken out a prestigious national award at the 2016 Nursery & Garden Awards, with the fruit tree specialist presented with the ‘Award of Honour’ at a gala dinner held in Adelaide on 17...

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