A Go Fund Me campaign has been launched on behalf of bushfire affected banana growers.
The campaign, which has the support of the Nambucca BGA, Cassowary Coast BGA and the Australian Banana Growers’ Council, will raise funds for those who have lost all, or parts, of their plantation in the devastating East Coast bushfires.
While the situation is still unfolding in many parts of Australia, growers have so far suffered hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.
On the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, two growers have lost their entire crop, packing sheds and income for 12 months. Others – both in NSW and Queensland – have lost plantings, infrastructure and machinery.