The workers are seeking a decent pay increase per year over a four year agreement, improving their job security and ensuring casuals are looked after, without trading away their current conditions.
Things have changed in the horticulture industry since backpackers were last able to visit Down Under.
The two-day conference will be held in Adelaide and comes off the back of the cancellation of the 2021 and 2022 events.
The federal government is committing $12.2 million in funding to entrepreneurs around the country, including some in the agtech industry.
Farmers impacted by the November floods can apply for up to $50,000 to salvage damaged crops and stock, rebuild fences and replace machinery.