Cherries

Employment

The Australian Cherry industry offers an assortment of job opportunities and employment.

Pickers, horticulturalists, biosecurity analysts, packers, agronomists and marketers are just some of the diverse career paths involved in the production and promotion of premium Australian Cherries.

The seasonality of the cherry growing calendar demands more hands at harvest time but less resources in the planning, planting and management phases.

Employment is at its peak between October and February to manage harvest across six Australian states with a range of casual, interstate and international workers employed during this period. See Harvest Trail for information on a national initiative to help Australian fruit growers find seasonal labour.

The Australian Cherry industry is also focused on improving the technical and scientific information and resources available to its members.

If you have technical expertise or are seeking professional advice on matters such as cherry breeding, pruning, quality improvement, pest and disease management, biosecurity and/or exporting channels please contact CGA.

For information about regional employment opportunities, avenues and promotion please contact your State Association.

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