Veggie producers argue for additional govt. financial assistance

The cluster on behalf of Bundaberg fruit and vegetable growers has disapproved of the state and federal governments above what it declares are requirement of support.

The highest organization on behalf of vegetable growers, AUSVEG, declares new imports have amplified since the previous year from approximately $49 million to around $58 million.

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers chairman, David DePaoli, expresses that there shall be "casualties" in the business if the Government does not interfere in and assist.

"There's completely no bad luck. You get sold up - admirably we cannot carry out something for you. Food is departure in by extra division of the globe; you shall be right, see you later on. Go away on the dole or just go and find a new work," he expressed. This is the outlook. I shall not imagine citizens are conscious of how grave this shall be in coming times “he stated that further.