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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...
22 Mar 2017

Farm Business Debt Mediation & Biosecurity changes pass Parliament

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the passing of the government’s Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill that legislates farm debt mediation in Queensland. QFF also welcomed the...
10 Mar 2017

SEQ recycled water feasibility funding approved

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed finalising of funding arrangements for the Federal Coalition’s $650,000 commitment re-examine a visionary project that would divert...
10 Mar 2017

Queensland Government releases reef regulations discussion paper

The Queensland Government has released its reef regulations discussion paper outlining its proposal to broaden regulation to include the banana, horticulture and grains industries, while increasing...
23 Feb 2017

Ergon Energy tariff trials announced

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the state government’s announcement for a trial to help farmers better understand business electricity needs and demands in regional...
8 Feb 2017

Queensland’s irrigators and farmers welcome Water Infrastructure Fund announcement

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to make $2 billion available to develop water infrastructure. The Coalition Government’s National Water...
7 Feb 2017

QFF & LGAQ: Murray Darling Basin plans will hurt Queensland communities

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) have united in their calls for communities to have their say on water buybacks as proposed in...
16 Dec 2016

Water assets included in stamp duty exemptions for family successions

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) welcomed the state government’s move to include water assets in the stamp duty exemptions measure that was announced as part of the 2016-17 Budget. Since...
15 Dec 2016

If the Great Barrier Reef was treated like a dam it would get billions more in funding

Joint media relase by Queensland Farmers' Federation, Queensland Tourism Industry Council and WWF - Australia. If the Great Barrier Reef was treated like a productive piece of infrastructure of...