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employer will have a strong understanding of the role and type of person they want for their farm, and be... just need general help around the farm (for example, a casual or part-time farm hand) or do you want to... holiday? Maybe you are even looking for a future partner or someone to buy into the farm long term? You... These days it's almost impossible to do all the work on our farms without at least a little help from the outside workforce. Successful farms are run by successful employers, this isn't something that happens by chance. An organised employer will have a strong understanding of the role and type of person they want for their farm, and be able to communicate their expectations clearly. This gives them a better chance of finding and keeping the right person for the job.

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Getting Ready To Employ Someone ⇒ Planning For New Employees On Your Farm
Legal Requirements Introduction Whether you’re hiring staff – either for... to help with those busy times on your farm. However, it is important to remember that there are... farm, one of the three awards will cover all your employees (except some Managers) .  They also...

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Rights And Responsibilities As An Employer ⇒ Legal Requirements
farming. He then saw an advertisement for a share farming position in Ripplebrook. He met the farm... daunting, but it was a step he needed to take for career growth. Will managed the farm, milking 170 cows... having a good relationship with the farm owner is vital – for the partnership to work, both parities must... When Will Colbert left school he became an apprentice butcher, but with a childhood of working on his parent’s dairy farm at Yarram, Victoria, he soon missed being outdoors.

Your Stories ⇒ Will Colbert Share Farmer Nilma North Victoria
priority for everyone on the farm. It is not just an employer’s responsibility to make sure all workers are... creating any risks or hazards for others on the farm.  It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure... something that you are either not qualified to do or that produces unnecessary risks for your or other... We all deserve a safe place to live and work, preventing injuries in the workplace should be a priority for everyone on the farm. It is not just an employer’s responsibility to make sure all workers are safe. You also have a responsibility to perform your job in the safest possible way and to avoid creating any risks or hazards for others on the farm.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ What To Expect In The Workplace ⇒ Safety In The Workplace
Working areas of farms and farm machinery are no place for children Know your limitations If your... reduced or eliminated. You must keep a copy of all safety reports and reviews conducted on your farm. For... claim. You can use a No Bullying Policy template to create a policy for your farm. The drug and... In addition to the obvious reasons for maintaining a safe environment for workers, employees, contractors, family, visitors, and members of the public, there are also legal obligations when looking at health and safety in the workplace.

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Rights And Responsibilities As An Employer ⇒ Providing A Safe Workplace
are now far more aware of and responsible for their actions and this has made the job of managing farm... to pieces of farm equipment, but to individuals, who are responsible for policing adherence to use... in Agriculture | The Grey family Cotton farm, “Garrawilla” Mungindi, Queensland... Access to Global Markets and Better On-Farm Efficiencies

Your Stories ⇒ The Grey Family Cotton Farm Garrawilla Mungindi Queensland
(2IC) of a 360 cow dairy farm in Harvey, Western Australia. Starting... your Ag Career Nick Henderson... is Second in Charge (2IC) of a 360 cow dairy farm in Harvey, Western Australia. He grew up on a... Nick Henderson is Second in Charge (2IC) of a 360 cow dairy farm.

Your Stories ⇒ Nick Henderson Second In Charge Harvey Western Australia
for a large number of employees in a corporate farm setting, it is vital to the running of your farm... with great rewards for your farm. Employees who are happy in the workplace and are provided with... well done! (read  Reward and Recognition  for ideas to suit your farm situation). 7. Take... Employees who are happy in the workplace and are provided with relevant training, encouragement, guidance, reward, and possibilities for career development, will be much more likely to work harder, care about doing their job properly and want to help you grow your business.

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Workplace Training And Development ⇒ Professional Development And Performance Appraisals
farm. The information gathered from exit interviews can provide a great opportunity for you to review... strengths and weaknesses in your approach to people on the farm. You may like to ask ex-employees to fill... researchers identified 4 underlying factors as the keys to success for working with people on farm. These...

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Workplace Training And Development ⇒ Creating A Better Workplace
training, to short courses, to Degrees, Diplomas and Certificate courses. You should be paid for all your... classroom style, online or a mixture of all. Your employer may be willing to subsidise training for you, so... employer so you can start planning for other training that may be required. Your employer may also be able... Like professional development, education and training opportunities come in many different forms. These range from one-on-one training, to short courses, to Degrees, Diplomas and Certificate courses.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Managing Your Ag Career ⇒ Goals And Direction
that’s what it is for. It is much better to clarify information at the beginning of your employment... regularly for any changes that may affect your shifts. From 1 January 2014, all awards include a term that... sample pay slip  for information that should be included. File your pay slips somewhere safe as you may... • Inductions and probation periods • Rosters & timesheets • Pay slips • IFAs • Ending your employment

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ What To Expect In The Workplace ⇒ What Will I Need To Know
Description  and include:  a brief description of your farm the job title and status  a brief... doesn’t have the same number of on-farm jobs as other sites, but is still relevant for agricultural jobs.... include showing the applicant around the farm. Allow some time for the tour as candidates will ideally... Advertising your employment opportunities can help you find a suitable person to fill your staffing needs. How you advertise the job will affect who applies for it

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Finding And Hiring Employees ⇒ Advertising Positions And Interviewing Applicants
for the first time, Legendairy farmer Erwin Reesink had his doubts about what he was doing. Leaving... his mother and brother behind in Holland to start a new life in Australia was a huge step for an 18... year-old, but one that has paid dividends. Your Stories... 22 yo Erwin is running a South Gippsland dairy farm with his new wife Stacey.

Your Stories ⇒ Dutch Courage Pays Off
efficient for the farm,” Tania said. Another focus has been to increase the amount of home-grown... in Agriculture | Awards Winners are in for the Long Run... That’s how they’re tackling the latest milk price challenge and they are determined to “farm our way out... Award winning Heywood farmers Stephen and Tania

Your Stories ⇒ Awards Winners Are In For The Long Run
to everyone. For me, I see success when we set goals and achieve them. It’s great to see the farm... for meeting other farmers and socialising. It’s also good to gain skills off farm and from other... property for almost five years. Before she entered the dairy industry, Nikita wanted to work on a piggery.... Queensland farmer, Nikita Suridge works on a 900 hectare dairy as a Milker

Your Stories ⇒ Nikita Suridge Milker
farm and now lease a farm together. Managing your Ag Career... passion for animals and love of the farming lifestyle. They met while working on a dairy farm and now... “We moved to this farm for a few reasons: it’s a bigger property which means we can milk more cows. It... Brodie Chester and Kevin Game have a passion for animals and love of the farming lifestyle.

Your Stories ⇒ Brodie Chester And Kevin Game Lessee Bega New South Wales
It doesn’t have the same number of on-farm jobs as other sites, but is still relevant for... thought through resume and cover letter are essential. They are your ‘foot in the door’ when applying for... can, relate this directly to the job you are applying for. Make sure you highlight your transferable... There are a number of web sites that advertise for either industry specific roles or general employment in the agriculture industry. Researching and searching online is a great first point of call, especially if you are looking to move into a new location or industry to get a sense of what employment opportunities are available.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Getting Employed ⇒ Finding Work
the position for some reason. You may need to make an offer to your second choice. Step 2:... Fair Work Australia website for regular IR updates. If you are unsure, always check with your legal... you are having trouble deciding who to employ. If you don’t feel that any of the candidates suit your... Ensure that the successful candidate signs the letter of offer and a written contract before commencing work.

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Finding And Hiring Employees ⇒ Selecting An Applicant And Making An Offer
type of employee you need, the next step is to outline your work expectations. It's important that both... you and your employees share the same expectations to ensure a smooth working relationship. The... following three documents will help you and your employees stay on the same page. A position... It's important that both you and your workers share the same expectations to ensure a smooth working relationship.

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Getting Ready To Employ Someone ⇒ Documents You Will Need To Employ Someone
occurred. “The study found the biggest area for improvement was in losses from our on-farm dams and so... Australian cotton farmer with a 5000-hectare myBMP-certified property near Narrabri NSW. The farm’s myBMP... Your Stories Mike is one of the... Cotton has been grown on ‘Cardale’ since the 1960s

Your Stories ⇒ Increased Efficiencies With Access To The Better Cotton Initiative
Your Stories Cattle producer... brigalow soils. What is your main focus this month? We are branding calves, turning off steers and... cull heifers, selecting and preparing stud bulls for sale (at the Highlands Droughtmaster Sale at... Cattle producer Aleisha Finger, 28 - her role in the beef industry

Your Stories ⇒ The View From My Back Verandah Aleisha Finger
farm / situation that you are required to keep. Check with your industry advisor if you are unsure. ... from your employees. There is also an app for the ATO that acts as a simplified version of the... pay super contributions for your eligible employees, at a minimum rate of 9.5% of their ordinary time...

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Pay Rates Awards And Payroll ⇒ Managing Farm Payroll
Sanderson, is encouraging other undergraduate university students to apply for the RIRDC Horizon Scholarship... program. The scholarship provides $5,000 per year for the duration of a student’s university degree.... Your Stories First-year... CRDC supported Horizon Scholar, Paul Sanderson

Your Stories ⇒ Horizon Scholar Encourages Other Students To Apply
provides $5,000 per year for the duration of a student’s undergraduate university degree.... Your Stories Victorian... Development Corporation (RIRDC) in partnership with industry sponsors, provides $5,000 per year for the... Caitlyn Daffey has been awarded a Horizon Scholarship

Your Stories ⇒ Mla Invests In The Next Generation Of Ag Leaders
ask for help at the start than to find out you haven’t been paying someone the correct entitlements.... annual leave on a pro-rata (proportional) basis. Essentially, if your employee only works half the hours... Work Ombudsman web site has a handy tool to help you calculate how much leave you need to pay your... Covering the different types of leave such as Annual, Personal and Parental leave as well as employee Superannuation and Holiday Pay

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Employee Leave Holidays And Termination ⇒ Employee Leave Entitlements And Public Holidays
a financially rewarding business   Your Stories... breeding for cattle trading on ‘Malgarai’, Boggabilla, NSW. The decision to become cattle traders was... drought in the ‘90s, and that prompted us to think hard about what we wanted the farm to be, how we wanted... No regrets about swapping breeding for cattle trading

Your Stories ⇒ Trading In The Cows And The Crop
minimum conditions and terms for employment. It provides you with information about how much to pay your... on your farm. Although the modern awards were introduced in 2010, there are special rules about... coverage as at 1 January 2010, see the Modern Awards Fact Sheet for more information. It is your...

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Pay Rates Awards And Payroll ⇒ Award Rates Work Agreements And Pay Entitlements
and green image.”   Your Stories... and green image.”   Growing up in Northern Victoria, Ashlee milked on her parent’s dairy farm... The Victorian Minister for Agriculture established the Council to advise the Government about... Ashlee Hammond is passionate about shining a light on agriculture.

Your Stories ⇒ Ashlee S Shining A Light On Agriculture
your state or territory for more information.   TOP Apprenticeships An... in Agriculture | Starting your Ag Career... Starting your Ag Career TOP Jobs, training and opportunities... Each industry will have its own requirements regarding the qualifications, tickets or certificates you need to gain employment.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Why Work In Agriculture ⇒ Starting Your Ag Career
in Agriculture | Nuffield scholarships for two young cotton growers... Your Stories Two cotton growers... choice. Considered the leading program for primary producers in Australia, Nuffield has been providing scholarships... Nuffield scholarships for two young cotton growers

Your Stories ⇒ Nuffield Scholarships For Two Young Cotton Growers
environmental sustainability.   The meat and livestock industries produce and process meat products for... produced in Australia for 2014-15 was $2.6 billion.   The dairy industry is also one of our biggest... dairy industry is highly regarded for its efficient production systems and product and systems... Agriculture plays a huge role in Australia and is a vital part of our economy. It also contributes to our social and environmental sustainability. The meat and livestock industries produce and process meat products for domestic and export markets. Australia is one of the largest exporters of beef, mutton and lamb in the world, a trade that is very valuable to our economy.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Why Work In Agriculture ⇒ Introduction To Agriculture
they can begin preparing all the necessary paperwork for your employment. (See induction checklist... below for more information about the required paperwork.)  Your employer will present you with a... also be included in your contract. See the sample contract for more information. Make sure you... As an employee, you should be given a classification which accurately reflects your skills, experience and the work to be performed. Depending on your industry you are working in, the classification will be based on either the Pastoral Award 2010, Horticulture Award 2010, or the Cotton Ginning Award 2010.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Getting Employed ⇒ How Much Should I Get Paid
employee, including correct pay rates for their classification, superannuation, overtime and penalty rates.... National Employment Standards (NES).  Employers are responsible for checking every worker from... overseas has a valid Australian visa with work rights. However as a worker, it is also your responsibility...

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Visas And Contracts ⇒ Coming From Overseas
good work-life balance:  Use your annual leave. All permanent employees are entitled to at least... per year off as a block. Talk to your employer in advance so they are aware of your plans.  Mix... with people other than your workmates. Rural support networks can include young farmer activities,... Work life balance is the important balance between work and play. Too much work can make you tired, stressed and bored. Too little work can mean you lose focus, enthusiasm and money. The aim is to get enough work to keep you interested and enough leisure time to have fun.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Managing Your Ag Career ⇒ Work Life Balance
Termination Introduction Regardless of the reason your employee is leaving -... helps minimise any risks of legal action, protect your reputation as an employer and the reputation of... dismissal will be taken to be fair.  The Code provides a checklist to help you assess and record your...

Farming ⇒ Employers ⇒ Employee Leave Holidays And Termination ⇒ Terminating Employment
for research operations in Queensland, NSW, Victoria, and Western Australia. In 2009 he was seconded... for a year to help create and lead the new CSIRO Division of Food and Nutritional Sciences. Details... his new role and that of the panel. What drew you to apply for the role of chair of the expert... This month saw Professor Emeritus Alan Bell start in the role as chair of a new expert panel reviewing research, development and adoption (RD&A) project proposals seeking levy-payer funding from MLA. Prof. Bell and the panel provide independent, scientific advice and transparent peer review of the RD&A project proposals which address the priorities identified by red meat and livestock producers.

Ag News ⇒ Qa Professor Alan Bell
ways an employer can engage your services - within the agriculture industry, most people will be... This is a complex area so it’s worth doing your research.  ... Unlike employees, a contractor is usually able to negotiate their own working fees and conditions and has precise expertise or knowledge in a specific area.

Farming ⇒ Employees ⇒ Visas And Contracts ⇒ Independent Contractors

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