Connect with us

Gold Coast News

Year 12 graduates ditch schoolies to save watermelon farmer’s crop




They’re on the water (melons): Year 12 graduates who ditched boozy Schoolies celebrations to help a struggling watermelon farmer harvest his crop reveal what life was like on the land

  • Number of recent Year 12 graduates answered a Chinchilla farmer’s call for help 
  • The five friends snubbed traditional schoolies celebrations to work on the farm 
  • Farmer Murray Sturgess needed pickers to get watermelon crop to market
  • Grower was without backpackers to help because of Covid-19 border closures 

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

The Gabba could be the home of the 2032 Olympic Games, with a $1 billion upgrade…
Be part of the Gold Coast Beach Parade World Record attempt at Burleigh Heads on…