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NOT HAPPY: Langshaw farmer Jo Garrett fears the Australian Government agreement to import ginger from Fiji could jeopardise biosecurity and local jobs. Pictured back are Jerry Creek Ginger workers Tristan Dawes, Dylan Sheib, Ben Bird and Scott Gear.
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Ginger imports from Fiji could put jobs at risk

GYMPIE jobs and its fledgling local ginger industry are potentially at risk following a Federal Government decision to allow imports of Fijian-grown ginger.

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Joe_Smith - Maroochydore
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New Rule: If we can grow it here or make it here, then we put a 50% tariff on the "similar" imported product. And while we are at it, Aussie made cars attract cheaper rego. Then Farmers can keep farming (and employing) instead of turning productive...

 

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