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  • Agriculture Resilience and Recovery Program

    03 October 2021

    Minister for Agriculture, Mary-Anne Thomas MP, visited NGIV member Mt William Advanced Tree Nursery today to announce a $5.3 million Agriculture Resilience and Recovery Program targeting businesses in rural and regional Victoria. Read more ...

  • Vaccination requirement for authorised workers

    03 October 2021

    The Victorian Government has announced mandatory vaccination requirements for all authorised providers and authorised workers who are not working from home. Read more ...

  • COVID-Safe practices for your horticultural business

    22 September 2021

    On Thursday 23 September, over 50 NGIV members joined our webinar to hear from Dr John Parkes, on COVID-Safe practices for horticultural businesses. Read more ...

  • NGIV to bolster Victoria’s seasonal horticulture workforce

    20 September 2021

    Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV) secures Victorian government funding to bolster the seasonal workforce, today and into the future, through the promotion of horticultural employment and career opportunities to culturally and linguistically d Read more ...

  • NGIV's sustained advocacy efforts help in early reopening for retail garden centres

    20 September 2021

    There was finally some welcome news for our metropolitan retail members, who will be able to open for outdoor service, in addition to contactless click and collect and delivery, at Phase B of the National Plan (indicative date 26 October 2021). Read more ...

  • COVID-Safe information for horticulture businesses

    01 September 2021

    As Victoria responds to a large number of coronavirus cases, both in metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, please consider if there are more actions your business could take to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Read more ...

  • September Trade Day cancelled

    31 August 2021

    It is with regret that our September Trade Day is cancelled due to today's announcement from the Victorian government that Victoria's lockdown has been extended. Read more ...

  • NGIV Board nominations

    25 August 2021

    The 117th Annual General Meeting of Nursery & Garden Industry Victoria (NGIV) will be held online on Thursday 21st October 2021. Nominations are now being called to fill vacancies on the NGIV Board of Directors. In total there are four vacancies. Read more ...

  • Financial support for Victorian businesses

    12 August 2021

    There are a number of funding opportunities to support businesses affected by COVID-19. Further hardship funds will be made available to eligible businesses that do not qualify for existing programs. Read more ...

  • Lockdown lifted across Victoria

    26 July 2021

    Following a reduction in community transmission of coronavirus in Victoria, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has advised that the lockdown will be lifted state-wide from 11.59pm 27 July 2021. Here's what it means for our members. Read more ...