Why join BGGA?
BGGA membership is exclusively for growers and producers. Other businesses who are interested in supporting BGGA may be interested in learning about our Partnership Program.
BGGA relies on the support of our members and partners to undertake a number of important activities that deliver benefits and make a difference to the success and profitability of local growers and North Queensland’s horticulture industry.
By becoming a BGGA member, you’re ensuring the association has adequate resources to be able to represent the interests of growers and support and strengthen the region’s horticulture sector.
Follow the link below to download the BGGA Membership Prospectus or phone (07) 4785 2860 to find out more about becoming a member.
BGGA is dedicated to achieving our vision and mission by addressing the following key pillars as outlined in our Strategic Plan.
Representation and Advocacy
Developing and managing our policy positions.
Highlighting regional capability and priorities.
Taking our message to a local, state and national audience.
Supporting workforce needs by developing long term plans that align with government and industry frameworks
Delivering timely and relevant worker attraction and retention resources
Promotion and Marketing
Increasing promotion of our members, partners and North Queensland produce
Delivering targeted promotion and marketing to enhance awareness of the industry’s challenges and achievements
Seeking opportunities to grow the industry
Providing essential information and support
Improving business efficiency and enhancing collaboration
Helping grow the region’s farming businesses and community
Developing the region and industry through collaboration with key stakeholders
Identifying challenges and progressing opportunities. Delivering innovative projects and solutions through research, development and extension initiatives.
Delivering events that celebrate our industry and support future capability
Providing the opportunity for our industry to engage and collaborate
Governance and Management
Enhancing BGGA’s governance framework.
Supporting the growth of a more professional and impactful organisation.
|Access to BGGA’s Chief Executive Officer to escalate key issues and develop actions for resolution, information or support.
|Regular industry alerts and updates on compliance, quality assurance, workplace relations, WHS and other key issues
|Support from BGGA staff and access to programs, grants advice and the development of innovative solutions to improve on-farm practice, sustainability and diversification
|Access to BGGA’s weather sensor array network for data on weather and moisture conditions
|Water allocation information and updates
|Business input and market intelligence support
|Biosecurity, pest management and chemical signage support
|Invitation to attend BGGA general meetings and member networking events
|Opportunity to vote on committee positions and become eligible for the BGGA management committee
|Involvement in the delivery of BGGA’s Strategic Plan and actions
|Engagement and co-investment with industry, government and strategic partners
|Supporting economic and community development outcomes for North Queensland
|Highlight industry priorities and the importance of agribusiness in the community
|Free ticket(s) to BGGA’s Gala Dinner and preferential additional ticket allocation
|Subscription to BGGA’s monthly e-newsletter and receive regular electronic direct mail that provides industry information, news, events and partner offers
|Free advertising and opportunity to include content in our newsletter and on social media
|Access to member targeted events, workshops, field days and study tours
|The use of BGGA meeting facilities and access to printing and copying as well as BGGA’s resource library and generic documents, letters and templates
BGGA Membership fees are based on the previous year’s production
1c per carton OR $1 per tonne
Minimum $500 (+GST) Capped at $3000 (+GST)
Memberships $500 to $999 (+GST) receive one ticket to BGGA’s Gala Dinner. Memberships $1000 (+GST) and above receive two tickets to BGGA’s Gala Dinner.