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10 Things to know from QFF

14 Jan 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 14 January

In Queensland, we continue to see the permanent loss of the best farm land in the state to manufacturing, industrial uses, urban sprawl, services, utilities, and increasingly, mining. Read...
7 Jan 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 7 January 2019

QFF is calling on the state and federal governments to assume responsibility and examine the water-energy-climate-food nexus and the implications of not addressing this key issue for the future...
17 Dec 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 17 December 2018

Following the Queensland Government’s decision to close the Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges, they must listen to industry and regional communities to better build investment in modern...
10 Dec 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 10 December 2018

Queensland farmers are encouraged to take advantage of an opportunity to recycle their used oil after waste management company J. Richards & Sons added a new location for free oil...
3 Dec 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 3 December 2018

Queensland farmers can continue manufacturing composts and other organic products on farm after the Department of Environment and Science specified a clear exemption for on-farm composting under...
26 Nov 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 26 November 2018

Last week’s National Agriculture Day was a chance to reflect on the pivotal role agriculture plays in the country’s history, by celebrating its successes, recognising the challenges and...
19 Nov 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 19 November 2018

While the ag visa continues to be a start/stop exercise, the Australian Government did announce some useful reforms to the Seasonal Worker Program, the Work and Holiday Visa (Subclass 462) and...
12 Nov 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 12 November 2018

QFF is encouraging Queensland farmers to attend the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) In Focus Australia event on 27-28 November at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre....
5 Nov 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 5 November 2018

QFF has called the referral notice, handed down last week by the Queensland Government directing the Queensland Competition Authority to investigate the state’s irrigation schemes, a ‘mixed...
29 Oct 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 29 October 2018

QFF and industry members are calling on the Queensland Government to take action on illegal dumping following a Parliamentary committee recommendation that the latest waste Bill be enacted into...
22 Oct 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 22 October 2018

More than 800 scientific studies and independent regulatory safety assessments support the fact that glyphosate does not cause cancer or environmental harm. Opinion shouldn’t be used to...
15 Oct 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 15 October 2018

QFF has been working with farmers and rural communities to recognise the importance of farm sustainability, and to grow and develop the waste and resource recovery sector in Queensland. Read...