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NT FARMERS JANUARY/FEBRUARY EDITION NEWSLETTER

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The NT Farmers Association is holding a Seasonal Worker Program Farmers Forum in Katherine on THIS Wednesday the 22nd of February

The NT Farmers Association is holding a Seasonal Worker Program Farmers Forum in Katherine on THIS Wednesday the 22nd of February. There is still spaces on the bus from Darwin and plenty of room for Katherine attendees to join.

Begins at 11:00am Knotts Crossing Resort meeting room, includes lunch and a tour of the Katherine Research Station.

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Human Resources Advice - Useful Links

Human Resources Advice - Useful Links

Employing Workers
https://www.fairwork.gov.au/

Taxation
https://www.ato.gov.au/Business/

Seasonal Worker Program

For more information please contact NT Farmers Workforce Planning Coordinator - Aisla Connolly on 8983 3233 or wpc@ntfarmers.org.au

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE NT FARMERS ASSOCIATION

CGMMV Biosecurity Plan - on Farm

The hosts of CGMMV include cucumber, bottle gourd, melons, pumpkin, squash, watermelon, zucchini and other species. In 2014, discovery of CGMMV in Katherine prompted a biosecurity emergency response focused on eradication.

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NT Farmers 2015 Economic Profile

NT Farmers 2015 Economic Profile

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NT Farmers 2015/16 Annual Report

NT Farmers 2015/16 Annual Report

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Work Health and Safety

Dear Members,

If you require assistance with Work, Health and Safety or would like a site inspection to confirm your processes are compliant please contact Christos Despotis from NT WorkSafe on 1800 019 115, email ntworksafe@nt.gov.au

Horticulture Award - Effective 1 July 2017 - New Penalty Rates

Pay guides

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages. The increase applies from 1 July 2017.

You can find the new rates in the Far Work Pay Calculator and in the Pay Guides on this page: https://www.fairwork.gov.au/pay/minimum-wages/pay-guides

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