The Gippsland regions (East and West Gippsland) are a major horticultural producer of apples, mixed salads and vegetables including tomatoes, eggplants, potatoes, lettuces, asparagus, sweet corn, beans, broccoli and many others.

  • 5000-6000 Workers are required throughout the year to grow, harvest and pack the products grown in Gippsland including up to 3000 Seasonal Workers

About the region:

  • Gippsland produces 27% of Victoria's vegetables
  • Seed corn grown in the region is exported to 40 different countries and is an important part of global seed supply.
  • Approximately 80 per cent of Australian Sugar Snap Peas and Snow Peas are packed in Gippsland.
  • More than 90 per cent of Australian asparagus is grown in Koo Wee Rup (Cardinia)
Major horticulture locations for Gippsland

High demand: Dark Green

Gippsland Locations

Google maps: Korumburra, Maffra, Lindenow, Orbost

Gippsland Harvest Calendar

- by crop: Demand for workers

Data on the horticulture industry in Gisppsland has been sourced from agriculture commodities, Australia, Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2020.

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