Membership

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. www.nutsforlife.com.au.
  • 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 #secretary@hazelnuts.org.au with advice of direct deposit.
OR
3. Download and print the membership application from, then mail to the HGA Secretary with a cheque or money order.

New Membership Form will be added in the next week.

Contact HGA Secretary by telephone 0439 895 037, secretary@hazelnuts.org.au if you have any difficulties.

 

Please forward all mail relating to renewals to
Hazelnut Growers of Australia Inc.
P O Box 65
Longford Tasmania 7301

secretary@hazelnuts.org.au

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