To get the job done, many growers have resorted to unreliable forms of labour.

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08th March 2019 11:03 AM

THE North Burnett is expected to face an influx of seasonal workers this year.

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09th March 2018 12:03 PM

A BACKPACKER died from suspected heat stroke suffered while picking fruit.

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02nd Nov. 2017 7:11 AM

Diversifying crops has advantages extending from market production to employee retention.

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28th June 2017 10:06 AM

A FARM labour-hire operator who allegedly underpaid backpackers more than $60,000 to pick fruit in the Lockyer Valley will...

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15th Dec. 2016 9:12 AM

The controversial backpackers tax may not have been scrapped but federal member for Capricornia Michelle Landry says it's a...

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28th Sept. 2016 12:09 PM

QUEENSLAND’s highest court has upheld a jail sentence for a Bundaberg fruit picker who killed his passenger in a car crash...

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19th July 2016 1:07 PM