Affiliate Members

The Avolution strives to provide our growers with the latest industry and market information. Supporting our growers working to develop long-term, trusting relationships that are mutually profitable. 

Opal Fibre Packaging supplies a wide range of innovative corrugated packaging solutions to a broad range of market segments that includes FMCG, fruit and produce, protein, dairy, dry goods, wine, beverage and industrial manufacturers.

We are a trusted business partner to thousands of suppliers and believe our relationships with our suppliers are a huge part of our success. Building strong long-term partnerships through fair and equitable dealing will foster trust and innovation. 

Agripower Australia Limited (Agripower) is an Australian company that produces a unique range of silicon fertilisers and soil amendments for use in broadacre agriculture, horticulture, viticulture, organic agriculture, amenity horticulture and lawns and turf.

TriCal Australia continues its history of providing innovative and dependable fumigation products and services to the Australian fumigation, agriculture, pest control and quarantine community. We are committed to providing quality products and services to all our clients with an ongoing focus on safety.

Ecomix Australia develops and produces a comprehensive range of new high tech, new generation horticultural growing media. Our key aim is the continuous research & development of new products to cater to our valued Growers for their needs, using Coco Peat.

Countryco Ag Services Pty Ltd’s Chemical Accreditation Courses are delivered in NSW and Qld as an agent for Trainer Services Pty Ltd,  RTO No 40867. Certification is issued by Trainer Services Pty Ltd

Bundaberg Region, strategically situated at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef and stretching from the Burrum River to Baffle Creek, is comprised of 6,451 sq km and is home to more than 90,000 people

Visy offer unique, fully integrated, packaging and recycling solutions that align with customer and industry needs. In business for over 70 years, we operate in more than 120 sites throughout Australasia and have trading offices across Asia and Europe.

We offer irrigation design and installation service to suit all needs and are proud of our long standing and trusted association with many well established irrigation supply companies including Onga, PentairVinidexTrailcoValley Centre PivotsGrundfosPhilmac and Netafim.

Cheshire Machinery is Queensland’s Number 1 Case IH and New Holland dealer with branches in Mackay, Proserpine and Bundaberg all offering the same high quality, reliable product, excellent parts backup and superior service.

Sweet Potatoes Australia is a joint venture between Bundaberg’s largest producers of sweet potatoes producers. We proudly offer a stable, transparent supply chain from our paddock to your shelves – and ultimately to the consumer’s plate.

Rural Bank – who are we?

  • We are agribusiness specialists
  • We are Australian owned and operated
  • We recognise the challenges faced by changing economic conditions
  • We understand the seasonal cycles of agriculture
  • We are 100% focused on helping you grow your business

Boomaroo currently supplies more than 300 million transplantable seedlings to growers across Vic, Qld, SA and NSW. We also specialise in Greenlife including potted plants and potted colour (ornamental flowering plants). Renowned for high quality commercial seedlings and wholesale Greenlife, we have the capacity to deliver on time, every time.

Bayer is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds and innovative crop protection solutions, as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. 

Rabobank was founded in 1898 by farmers to support each other’s businesses and give rural communities access to fair financing. We take a long-term view of your business and have a deep knowledge of agribusiness right across the value chain. And, many of our rural managers are from the land, so they don’t just understand farming, they live and breathe it.

QRIDA has been a proud supporter of rural and regional Queensland for over 25 years, helping primary producers make a start in agriculture, improve long term sustainability and profitability and recover from drought and natural disasters. QRIDA also provides a range of Farm Debt Services including overseeing Farm Business Debt Mediation and the Farm Business Analysis Assistance program.

Our business is focused on providing superior services and products to a wide range of rural enterprises. Operating from a number of locations across all States and Territories of Australia, this unique footprint offers both international and local manufacturers of farm inputs (fertiliser, crop protection, seed) with a specialised route to the farm gate.

MADEC are a not for profit Organisation offering recruitment services including Harvest Trail Services, Labour Hire and Seasonal Worker Programme, and offer a cost free recruitment service. As an approved employer for the SWP, Labour Hire Services offer an end-to-end recruitment service, including providing pastoral care.

LaManna Premier Group (LPG) is an industry leader in farming, marketing, packing, and ripening services, supplying safe, fresh, and flavourful quality produce year-round. With over 50 years’ experience in the agricultural industry, our people remain the key to LPG’s success and our heritage continues to prosper through the future generations.

One of Australia’s premier fresh fruit wholesaling businesses, J E Tipper provides professional marketing services supported by unrivalled logistics capability that optimises results for both suppliers and customers.

With world-class temperature controlled warehousing facilities located in all Australian mainland  State capital cities, and depots in many regional centres, we’ve got Australia covered.

Labour Solutions Australia is a Workforce Management, Labour Hire and Outsourced Employment Solutions provider with an extensive national coverage. We pride ourselves on offering industry leading workforce management services that focus on innovation and customer centric solutions.

Nufarm has a vast range of crop protection products for the control of weeds, pests and diseases in fruit and vegetable production, including CRUCIAL, Champ DP, Tri-Base Blue, Lannate, Du-Wett, Designer and many others.
We have an extensive network of territory managers and research and development staff who live and work in regional Australia.

Gympie Packhouse (GHP) is committed to producing and supplying Quality Assured horticultural products to its customers. The GPH has a quality & food safety system in place and we are accredited under both Freshcare & HARPS. Our product range includes Beans, Zucchinis, Button Squash, Peas, Limes and Avocados, graded and packed to meet customer specifications`

GNL Produce has been a leading Fruit & Vegetable wholesaler in the Brisbane Markets since 1990. We are committed to providing unsurpassed service for our Growers while supplying our high end buyers with premium fruit on a daily basis. GNL Produce specializes in a number of lines which makes us a one stop shop for most buyers. GNL Produce is HARPS and Freshcare quality assured.

Entegra is a company who prides themselves on thinking outside the box, producing exceptional quality and highly aesthetical products. The company will always make decisions based on what is right rather than the bottom line.

Drain Tech has lead the field for over 25 years in helping landholders find innovative and cost effective drainage solutions to manage their waterlogged soils.
By focusing on yield potential and enterprise profitability, we can design a phased solution that gives the astute landholder the confidence to seek excellence in his farming operation. 

Tacca is the whole package.
We’re about crafting innovative packaging solutions on time, on budget and with a smile. Because that’s how Clem Tacca did it in 1987, and how we’re still doing it today. It’s just the Tacca way.

Sunwater is a water service provider, making the most of the available water supply for our agriculture, urban and industrial customers. We operate 365 days a year to deliver for our customers. We understand the essential role our customers play in regional growth and prosperity.

Vanderfield is one of Australia’s leading agricultural machinery dealerships, strengthened by our partnership with John Deere. We service and support those who build, feed, and maintain our communities across regional Queensland.

Established in 1966, Rivulis is headquartered in Israel with a strong global presence, including 16 manufacturing facilities, 2,000 employees, 3 R&D centers (in Israel, Greece and California) and multiple Design Centers.

Shamrock Marketing is a well known agent and stockist of fresh fruits & vegetables from all around. Located at the Rocklea Markets, Shamrock Marketing can be found in the Brismark directory by following the www link below.

Marquis is a highly successful commercial enterprise that is still owned by growers. It’s been that way since its creation in 1983, when a few macadamia growers near Lismore decided to take control of the production and marketing of their own produce.

The Burnett Mary Regional Group for Natural Resource Management Ltd. (BMRG) is the peak body for natural resource management (NRM) within the Burnett Mary region.

CQUniversity Bundaberg offers small class sizes, with very individually-focussed, high-quality educational service provision, across a wide range of university study courses.

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Wilson’s Industrial Sales was founded in 1964 by well-known Bundaberg local identity Mr Noel Wilson in small premises on the corner of Targo and Woondooma Streets. 
The business rapidly expanded with sound management, culminating in relocation to the present, much larger, Quay and Walla Streets site in 1972.

With more than 1.4 million members, Sunsuper is one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds. As a profit-for-members fund, we return all our profits to our members as better services and lower fees, so our members truly sit at the heart of everything we do. We also support more than 130,000 registered employer clients across a diverse range of industries.1

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  Brisbane Produce       Market wholesalers are committed to maintaining strong business relationships with growers based on communication and integrity. Brisbane Produce Market offers training and support through our relationships with grower representative organisations and maintains a dispute resolution service which growers can call 24-hours-a-day on 1800 631 002.

Oji Fibre Solutions is a leading producer of market pulp, paper and fibre based packaging.
We are committed to delivering innovative, environmentally sustainable products, and working collaboratively to develop solutions that enhance the competitiveness of our customers.

Our business is focused on providing superior services and products to a wide range of rural enterprises that concentrate on high value production agriculture. Our significant investment in people with agronomic qualifications provides both our farming customers and input manufacturers with a professional approach to maximising farm production

Today we are the world’s largest developer and marketer of vegetable seeds. But reaching this milestone hasn’t been an easy journey. It’s a painstaking process that requires patience and the belief that every generation can be better than the last.

Kookaburra Worm Farms is a family owned, home based business, located in the hinterland of the Widebay region of Queensland.
We pride ourselves on our high levels of professionalism, customer service and the exceptionally high quality of our worms and worm related products.

With a committed team across Australia, including crop experts in key growing regions, we are working with growers on a daily basis to more deeply understand their needs, and consider how our technologies can help them capture new opportunities and overcome the challenges of modern farming.

SunUp is an agricultural contracting business based in Condamine. We have serviced the Queensland agricultural sector for over 10 years. The main focus of the business is hay baling in large square bales, the transport of hay and machinery as well as manure and fertilizer spreading.

Inform Ag is the Australian market leader in agricultural engineering and IT solutions delivering fully integrated hard and soft technological projects. Partnering with a select group of internationally successful DecisionAg suppliers such as Conservis, AgOtter and Sentera; along with our internal control systems products means our ability to help you capture, understand and take advantage of your big-data picture is unrivalled.

The company has an extensive network of 19 Lindsay Rural supply stores and 19 Lindsay Transport depots.

The group’s major activities are:

  • Road transport, logistics, and warehousing services
  • Specialist services to rural suppliers, with an emphasis on the horticultural industry
  • Fumigation, ripening, quarantine, inspection, import and export services

DAF works to achieve a productive and profitable agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector by promoting sustainability and innovation. We provide leadership for the sector which adds value to the economy and community.

From wholly owned farms to joint ventures a continued vertical integration strategy underpins our approach.
Our farms and growers across Australia and the world provide our domestic and international customers with quality produce. The business now comprises of growing, importing, exporting, wholesale, pre-packing, ripening, logistics and marketing of produce in Australia and the world.

Agspec is a distributor of fertilisers, crop protection products, growing media, and agricultural machinery in the Asia-Pacific region. Quality, branded and professionally packaged products move to farmers through our trained country teams, or via our distribution partners.

Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. By combining the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences, we’ve harnessed agriculture’s brightest minds and expertise gained over two centuries of scientific achievement. 

Reciprocal Memberships

We have been operating in regional Queensland for over two decades. We have lived through all the same local events and experiences you have. We have seen the fires, the droughts, the crop difficulties and so much more, and yet our excitement for helping locals grow their businesses has never waned.

Membership with Bundaberg Tourism has a different meaning to different businesses. Some join as a contribution to building a prosperous tourism industry, some join to tap into the marketing resources or the people coming through the Visitor Information Centres…whatever your motivation, our organisation exists for the collective success of the region

Helping Local Businesses Grow & Prosper.

Our Chamber is focused on supporting local businesses by providing education, networking opportunities and increased exposure. We invite you to become part of our supportive community of members.

At Growcom we champion our members’ needs and provide a hub for the Queensland growing community. We are the only organisation in Australia to deliver services across the entire horticulture industry – to businesses and organisations of all commodities, sizes and regions, and across the value chain.

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