Why be a member of HGA?                                                                                            

  • Hazelnut Growers Handbook USB version, the recently updated handbook, written by Lester Snare, NSW DII. The USB also contains the final report of Hazelnut Variety Evaluation for South-Eastern Australia, by Basil Baldwin; Identifying Clonal Material – Basil Baldwin, and Pest and Disease Analysis for Hazelnuts – Lester Snare. (1st joining only)
  • discounted HGA annual conference attendance fees
  • quarterly journals from the Australian Nut Industry Council‘s publication, “The Australian Nut Grower”
  • seasonal issues of the HGA Newsletter, which contains topical articles and advice contributed by growers and experts
  • access to the contributors section of the web-site of Nuts for Life.
  • access to information and resources through the HGA’s ‘member only section’ on the official Hazelnut Growers of Australia web-site and via email notification.
  • free advertising in the business directory on the official Hazelnut Growers of Australia web-site.

What does supporting HGA do for you?

  • apply on behalf of the industry for minor use permits for farm chemicals – herbicides and pesticides to enable them to be used on hazelnut crops
  • make submissions to government and industry bodies on key policies affecting the hazelnut industry – such as biosecurity
  • influence, contribute and understand Australian nut industry issues through membership of the Australian Nut Industry Council (ANIC)
  • provide resources to ensure the ongoing commitment of HGA to an annual conference, farm walks and seminars

What does it cost?
* Full Member (50 or more  trees)                                            $198.00 inc GST
* Associate Member (0 to 50 trees)                                          $143.00 inc GST

– If you have a membership with another Australian Tree Nut industry and already receive the Nutgrower, please write to the Secretary for a fee discount detailing the other membership.
– HGA welcomes organisations/individuals who wish to support the industry such as researchers, consultants, machinery companies, horticultural companies and those looking to gather information about starting a new orchard to become Associate members.

How to join?

1. Join or renew online and pay by credit card, direct debit or by sending a cheque JOIN ONLINE (preferred)

2. Download the membership application form, then E-mail the completed form to The HGA Secretary with advice of direct deposit.
3. Download and print the membership application from, then mail to the HGA Secretary with a cheque or money order.

Membership Form 2018-19

Contact HGA Secretary by telephone 0439 895 037, if you have any difficulties.

Please forward all mail relating to renewals to
Hazelnut Growers of Australia Inc.
The Membership Secretary
59 Marion Cl Wimbledon NSW 2795


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