Macquarie University Business School – Student Survey

Published on September 2, 2021

Freshcare has recently engaged with students from Macquarie University Business School as part of the Professional and Community Engagement program (PACE) to give graduating students real-world experience.  As part of their project for MGMT 3901 – Applied Leadership Project, students have been tasked with conducting a survey of our members

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Freshcare in Focus – August 2021

Published on August 31, 2021

Check out today’s release of Freshcare in Focus for an update on the launch of the Supply Chain Standard Edition 2. Also featured this month is a survey being undertaken by Macquarie University Students to help us undertaken the value of Freshcare to its members and participants. Read it here 

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Freshcare in Focus – July 2021

Published on July 29, 2021

Out today, the July 2021 release of  Freshcare in Focus read it here This month we welcome two new team members, provide updates on GFSI, WA Biosecurity Alerts, highlight grants and subsidies that are currently available + more… Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare in Focus archive

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Freshcare in Focus – June 2021

Published on June 30, 2021

Out today, the June 2021 release of Freshcare in Focus This month we recognise and celebrate the McNeil Family for achieving 20 Years of continuous Freshcare certification! Other updates include new Board appointments; COVID-19 resources for participating businesses; Supply Chain Standard updates + more. Subscribe: Join our mailing list Past issues: Freshcare

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Freshcare in Focus – May 2021

Published on May 31, 2021

Today’s release of  Freshcare in Focus includes articles on: World Food Safety Day – 7th June 2021. Lockyer Valley Growers Expo and Hort Connections. Wellbeing resources for you and your team. FSQ4.1 audit roll-out. FSQ M1 Food Safety Culture Factsheet update. New Recognised Suppliers. + more…view here: Freshcare in Focus

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Freshcare in Focus – April 2021

Published on April 27, 2021

Today’s release of  Freshcare in Focus  includes the following content:  Freshcare Environmental Program Receives Queensland Government Accreditation; Update on Audits to FSQ4.2; Benestar® – Information for certified participants; New Freshcare Recognised Suppliers; National Fruit Fly Symposium registration; Freshcare Sustainability Standards for the Australian Wine Industry; Queensland Farmers chance to dispose

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Published on April 14, 2021
Great Barrier Reef

The Freshcare Environmental Program is now a recognised accreditation program for commercial banana cultivation in the Great Barrier Reef Catchment, under the Environmental Protection Act 1994, after receiving recognition by the Queensland Government. Sixty-five (65) percent of the banana industry in the Reef Catchment already demonstrate their commitment to protecting

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Queensland Farmers chance to dispose of their Agvet chemicals sustainably with ChemClear

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A ChemClear collection is on the way Queensland agvet chemical users. Agsafe’s ChemClear program is holding a collection in Queensland in July-August 2021. Agvet chemical users can now register their unwanted or obsolete agvet chemicals for collection by visiting the ChemClear website, or by calling 1800 008 182. Registrations

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Freshcare in Focus – March 2021

Published on March 30, 2021

Announced today, free access to Benestar services for Freshcare certified participants! Information on this initiative + more can be found in the March 2021 release of Freshcare in Focus, in inboxes today and available here: Freshcare in Focus – March 2021 Additional content includes: Flood and storm assistance | FarmHub

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Support for Flood Affected Growers – NSW North Coast

Published on March 9, 2021

The Department of Primary Industries Rural Recovery Support Service works with primary producers, growers, small landholders, and communities across rural NSW to support recovery after disasters or adverse events. The following information was provided to Freshcare to pass onto growers that may have been impacted by the recent flooding in

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