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10 Things to know from QFF

16 Sep 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 16 September 2019

QFF has welcomed the passing of the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 by the Federal Parliament recently, which criminalises the publication of material, via a carriage...
9 Sep 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 9 September 2019

Applying a blanket approach to regulating agricultural activities across all six Reef regions in the belief that this will rapidly reduce run-off from farms is misguided and it does not enable...
2 Sep 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 2 September 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Reef Champion Awards celebrating the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations working to improve the quality of water entering the iconic...
26 Aug 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 26 August 2019

QFF is looking for bipartisan action from the Queensland Parliament to increase and implement effective punishments for animal activists trespassing on farmers’ properties. Read the media...
19 Aug 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 19 August 2019

If Reef regulations are passed by Parliament there will be a degree of disillusionment and disengagement across agriculture. At a time when we all need to be pulling in the same direction, this...
12 Aug 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 12 August 2019

While the sector continues to rely on foreign investment, investors must think and act beyond just the agricultural business - the community, local spending, employment opportunities and ongoing...
5 Aug 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 5 August 2019

While most consumers say they'll buy Australian-made products they vote with their wallets and don't follow through. It is incumbent upon supermarkets to make sure consumers know what they are...
29 Jul 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 29 July 2019

Rates, fees and services now account for about three quarters of total local government revenue, with farm businesses facing significant rates increases to make up the shortfall in rural and...
22 Jul 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 22 July 2019

The current trespass law does not meet the expectations of farmers and the community in punishing and preventing animal activist invasions and does not reflect the economic and social risks to...
15 Jul 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 15 July 2019

QFF has expressed disappointment in ABC News’ Four Corners program after it failed to represent the full picture of irrigation and water management in the Murray Darling Basin. Read the QFF...
8 Jul 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 8 July 2019

Another eight extension trainees are assisting farmers throughout the Great Barrier Reef Catchments after recently beginning work with various NRM and agricultural advisory groups through the...
1 Jul 2019

10 Things to Know from QFF – 1 July 2019

QFF has welcomed the release of the Queensland Drought Program Review and the opportunity to continue working with the state government to get the right policy settings for the sector to help...