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Macadamia Innovation and Tech Hub

Macadamia Innovation and Tech Hub

Suncoast Gold Macadamias are pleased to announce the launch of the new Macadamia Innovation and Tech Hub which has just been released as an interactive grower portal to track the progress of the Innovation and Technology trial

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New Era of Macadamia Variety Innovation

New Era of Macadamia Variety Innovation

The new Macadamia Innovation page has just been developed for macadamia growers looking for more information on four new macadamia varieties known as G, J, P and R. The website covers the breeding history of the four new varieties and all the details on accessing...

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

CHALLENGING TIMES At Suncoast Gold Macadamias, we are drawing on over 30 years’ experience in the macadamia industry to provide security to our suppliers and customers in these challenging times.  We have quickly adapted our production systems to cope with regulatory...

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New Robot Packing Machine

New Robot Packing Machine

In Late 2019 SGM installed and commissioned a brand new palletising robot to the finished packing goods line.   The palletising robot improves working conditions and employee safety, as well as increasing productivity and reducing operating costs. It is programmed...

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Gympie the birthplace of macadamias

Gympie the birthplace of macadamias

Gympie has been identified as the birthplace of the global macadamia industry The global macadamia industry may have originated from a single tree taken from Queensland to Hawaii in the 19th century, according to new research. University of Queensland horticultural...

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A summary of current Disaster Assistance available to Qld Primary Producers is available here
👉 www.qrida.qld.gov.au/primary-producers
The AMS has sent a survey to all growers to collect information on the severity of damage sustained by macadamia growers in the recent Ex TC Seth Disaster.
IMPORTANT - This information will be used to seek any additional Disaster Funding required so please complete the survey or contact us for assistance in recording any damage sustained on your farm.
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A summary of current Disaster Assistance available to Qld Primary Producers is available here 
👉 https://www.qrida.qld.gov.au/primary-producers 
The AMS has sent a survey to all growers to collect information on the severity of damage sustained by macadamia growers in the recent Ex TC Seth Disaster.  
IMPORTANT - This information will be used to seek any additional Disaster Funding required so please complete the survey or contact us for assistance in recording any damage sustained on your farm.

🛠Maintenance Position🛠

✅ applications extended - We are still taking applications for a skilled, experienced Maintenance Fitter to join our team.
Email jobs@suncoastgold.com.au or visit suncoastgold.com.au/employment for more informationWe are searching for a suitably qualified and experienced maintenance person to join our in house maintenance team in 2022 at our Gympie macadamia processing plant.

Do you have skills as a Maintenance Fitter, Fabricator, Boilermaker or Sheet metal worker? We would love to hear from you!

Start date January 10th 2022
Casual rates Monday to Friday plus overtime available.

For more information and to apply visit suncoastgold.com.au/employment

Or email you resume to jobs@suncoastgold.com.au
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🛠Maintenance Position🛠

✅ applications extended - We are still taking applications for a skilled, experienced Maintenance Fitter to join our team. 
Email jobs@suncoastgold.com.au or visit suncoastgold.com.au/employment for more information

Grants of up to $50,000 are available through QLD Rural and Industry Development Authority for affected producers following Central, Southern and Western Queensland rainfall and flooding to hire or purchase equipment and materials, clean up, remove debris, replace fencing and other costs associated with the recovery process.

For more information and apply, visit: ow.ly/TAuV30s6KZo.
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This support relates to Central, Southern and Western Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 10 November – 3 December 2021 To be eligible for assistance your property must be located in one of the defined disaster areas: Banana Shire Council Bundaberg Regional Council Goondiwindi Regional Council Lockyer Valley Regional Council Scenic Rim Regional Council South Burnett Regional Council Southern Downs Regional Council Toowoomba Regional Council Western Downs Regional Council.

Funding for most recent floods in Gympie, Maryborough and Bundaberg regions is available. See link to media statement with information. statements.qld.gov.au/statements/94245.

With major growing regions amongst some of Australia’s hottest tourism destinations, Macadamia’s do lend themselves to #AgritourismQFF has partnered with Queensland Agriculture to offer a 50 per cent co-contribution up to a maximum of $25,000 to match farmers’ funds to establish or expand their operations into agritourism and share where Queensland’s high-quality food, fibre and foliage comes from and how it is produced.

For more information and to apply, visit: ow.ly/vC0N30s2cpz.
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With major growing regions amongst some of Australia’s hottest tourism destinations, Macadamia’s do lend themselves to #Agritourism

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That’s a great initiative. Queensland Ag funding seems to be ticking plenty of boxes

True traceabilityNot many of the items you buy on supermarket shelves can be traced back to their source in the same way Australian macadamias can. Trace your macadamias right back to their source and find out how they are grown here www.australian-macadamias.org/consumer/sustainability/true-traceability/ ... See MoreSee Less

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