Author: Andi-Bianca Haddow

Farmers’ pleas fall foul as backpackers speak out

By Andi-Bianca Haddow Australian farmers are appealing for help picking this season’s produce, but it’s been met with reluctance, following a social media campaign describing farm conditions as ‘horrific’, ‘unsafe’ and well below minimum wage.

Pandemic claims Noosa Tri

By Andi-Bianca Haddow The most profitable weekend in Noosa – the 38th Noosa Triathlon – has been cancelled following COVID-19 concerns. It’s disappointed small business owners who were hoping to have an economic influx in the wake of the pandemic.