Primary Employers Queensland was established by Turner IR Queensland Pty Ltd as a dedicated entity to provide information and advice which is easily understood and specifically designed to address the particular needs of rural employers.

Turner IR was established in 1999 as an Industrial Relations consultancy specialising in the Pastoral Industry.  Since its inception it has broadened its activities to include a wide range of rural industries including the grain, cotton, beef feedlot, dairy, pig breeding and fruit growing industries.

Principal Warren Turner has over 40 years’ experience in IR in Queensland and prior to 1999 was the Industrial Relations Director for the United Graziers’ Association of Queensland Union of Employers for 18 years.   From 1999 Turner IR has been the IR Consultant to AgForce Queensland Industrial Union of Employers.

Warren also represents AgForce on the National Farmers' Federation Workplace Productivity Committee.

Primary Employers Queensland’s principal objective is to provide concise information in a user-friendly format.

We offer a wide range of services including Award and legislation content and obligations, advice on negotiation of agreements, and representation in dispute situations.

For information on the full range of services provided please see the Services section.

Please contact us for all membership and general enquiries. Membership information including Terms and Conditions is also available here.

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