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NOT HAPPY: Langshaw farmer Jo Garrett fears the Australian Government agreement to import ginger from Fiji could jeopardise biosecurity and local jobs. Pictured back are Jerry Creek Ginger workers Tristan Dawes, Dylan Sheib, Ben Bird and Scott Gear.
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Ginger imports from Fiji could put jobs at risk

GYMPIE jobs and its fledgling local ginger industry are potentially at risk following a Federal Government decision to allow imports of Fijian-grown ginger.

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The world is a small place now and all countries trade with each other and it will only increase. Unfortunately we can't compete with cheap Asian labour rates of pay, so some of our markets will sadly disappear, that's a fact, and life. It's not much...

 

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