As of Monday 11 Oct, the cap for guests at weddings in NSW has been lifted from 50 to 100. Great news for the flower industry Australia wide but especially for the florists and growers of NSW. More to come later with regard to vaccination status and requirements. source: NSW introduces ‘major changes’ to roadmap […]
This is a matter of importance for the Flower Industry as many of you run and/or are involved in different online forums. “The High Court of Australia has ruled that a person running a Facebook page could be liable for defamatory comments made by others on the page, even prior to them being made aware […]
Flower Industry Australia will email members Monday 4th October regarding the vaccine mandate announcement by the Victorian Government yesterday.
NSW is cracking down on illegal cactus sales that threaten biodiversity and agricultural productivity fearing the weed could spread, causing harm to people and animals and rendering farmland useless. Dozens of plants are prohibited from being sold in NSW including several cactus species such as Aarons beard prickly pear, blind or bunny ears cactus and […]
Really interesting and relevant article relating to climate change and its effects on climate change. Well worth a read for Growers, Florists & Wholesalers. The article was shared to FIA by member Bella Flora Farm in Victoria. https://www.vogue.com/article/los-angeles-flower-district-climate-change
All FIA members are invited to contribute their thoughts about Fairtrade Flowers in Australia prior to the next meeting of the FIA Board where Fairtrade Flowers are on the agenda. If you have any thoughts or experiences with the Fairtrade Flowers brand please email email@example.com and your emails will be presented at the next board […]
20/09/2021 Dear Members, Well! What a year it has been. Earlier today you were sent an email with a brief list of all the team at Flower Industry Australia have been working on diligently behind the scenes. We always anticipated the first year of this wonderful association would be filled with government […]
FIA – 1 year on Advocated for Country of Origin Labelling to become mandatory for cut flowers More uptake of Australian-grown flowers More sustainable practices Stricter biosecurity measures Florists to stay open during lockdowns Submission to COOL Submission to Pest Risk Analysis 2+3 Met with: Federal Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud Office of the Federal […]
Serpentine leafminer detected in Western Sydney 11 Nov 2020 Residents in Western Sydney Region are urged to look out for signs of damage and presence of fly larvae following the detection of Serpentine leafminer in a vegetable crop. NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Manager Biosecurity Prevention & Preparedness Dr Chris Anderson said Western Sydney is a […]
Flower Industry Australia member Avonlea Flower and Flower Industry Australia CEO Job Roskam on WIN news.