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14 Jun 2017

Budget talks up regional jobs and opportunities but forgets agriculture

For all the talk about the importance of agriculture to the Queensland economy, the 2017-18 State Budget disappointingly falls short of delivering upon the hype. The Queensland agricultural sector...
6 Jun 2017

Energy takes centre stage in pre-Budget announcement

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the State Government’s commitment to making energy central in its $1.16 billion pre-Budget ‘Powering Queensland Plan’. The ‘Powering...
31 May 2017

Queensland farmers betrayed by unacceptable electricity price increases

Rural and regional Queensland have today been betrayed and letdown as the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) delivered its final determination that electricity prices would yet again...
30 May 2017

Lockyer Valley water plan must support ‘Australia’s salad bowl’ growers

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has thrown its support behind horticulture industry member Growcom’s calls for the Lockyer Valley water plan to properly consider the needs of both...
12 May 2017

Queensland farmers welcome continued investment in the Great Artesian Basin

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the Federal Government announcement of $8 million in top-up funding for water infrastructure improvements in the Great Artesian Basin...
10 May 2017

QFF welcome positive Federal Budget for Queensland agriculture

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the 2017 Federal Budget that will deliver steady and responsible long term investment into the infrastructure and policies that support...
8 May 2017

QFF calls for end of the ‘Data Drought’ in Federal Budget

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has joined the chorus of farming and regional community organisations calling for the federal government to allocate funding to address the shortcomings of...
3 May 2017

QFF joins the Regional, Rural and Remote Consumers Coalition (RRRCC)

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has thrown its support behind the national Regional, Rural and Remote Consumers Coalition (RRRCC). RRRCC was formed with the express intent of highlighting...
21 Apr 2017

Farmers encouraged to sign up for Ergon Energy Tariff Trial

Queensland farmers are being encouraged to sign up the Agricultural Tariff Trial to get a better understanding of their electricity usage and to save money on their electricity bill. Any farmers...
6 Apr 2017

Farmers begin Cyclone Debbie recovery

Queensland farmers have begun the process of rebuilding and recovery from the recent damage inflicted by Tropical Cyclone Debbie and the associated flooding. The scale of the damage has been...
30 Mar 2017

Cyclone Debbie batters Queensland farmers

Queensland farmers have started the painful process of assessing the initial impact of severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie after it crossed the north Queensland coast. It is difficult to quantify the...
23 Mar 2017

QFF mourns the loss of former President and life member Gary Sansom AM

Queensland Agriculture has lost one of its most passionate and dedicated advocates with the passing of Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) life member Gary Sansom AM on 22 March 2017. Gary passed...