10 Things to know from QFF

27 Mar 2017

10 THINGS TO KNOW FROM QFF – 27 MARCH 17

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is bearing down with authorities warning of damaging tidal surges in North Queensland. Track the cyclone's future movement HERE. See QFF's Farmer Disaster Support update...
20 Mar 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 20 March 17

Last week's drought declarations brought the percentage of the state in drought to 87%. QFF has called for government policy reform to deliver a more strategic approach to helping farmers...
13 Mar 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 13 March 17

Seven more regions in Queensland have been drought declared bringing the total area of the state in drought to 87%. See the Agriculture Minister's Media Statement HERE. Localised...
6 Mar 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 6 March 17

The white spot disease (WSD) outbreak in Queensland's prawn industry is a reminder of our sector's vulnerability when exposed to exotic pests. Biosecurity remains the highest priority for...
27 Feb 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 27 February 17

Water & agriculture are naturally linked. This is why QFF President Stuart Armitage has called for agricultural water to join Queensland's agriculture ministerial portfolio in his latest...
20 Feb 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 20 February 17

QFF industry member CANEGROWERS has presented the findings of its independent report into electricity prices to state parliamentarians last week. See the CANEGROWERS report and statement HERE. ...
13 Feb 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 13 February 17

The Australian Government has responded to the Horticulture Code of Conduct review. See what improvements will be put in place to improve the current code HERE. Government response HERE. ...
6 Feb 2017

10 Things to know from QFF – 6 February 17

Better biosecurity protection is now available for Australia's billion-dollar horticulture industry under BioSecure HACCP, developed by QFF industry member Nursery & Garden Industry...
30 Jan 2017

10 Things to know from QFF – 30 January 17

Queensland's prime agricultural land is under threat from gas field expansions, acquisitions and solar farms. See QFF President Stuart Armitage's QCL full column HERE. The ACCC has released...
23 Jan 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 23 January 17

The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) and AgForce have sought clarity from the federal government around proposed compulsory Defence Force land acquisitions at Shoalwater Bay on the...
16 Jan 2017

10 THINGS TO KNOW FROM QFF – 16 JANUARY 17

Watch why Dirranbandi grower Frank Deshon supports the #morethanflow in response to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s (MDBA) Northern Basin HERE. Make your voice heard on the proposed...
9 Jan 2017

10 things to know from QFF – 9 January 17

In this 2017 election year QFF will strive for improvements to in energy, regional planning, skills and employment, policy areas with social impacts such as farm debt and succession, and the...