10 Things to know from QFF

16 Jul 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 16 July 2018

Australia is fighting a war against waste and plastics are the enemy. Plastic contamination has become insidious, posing significant risks to agricultural soils, wildlife and cattle through...
9 Jul 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 9 July 2018

Long-term planning is necessary to ensure the best agricultural land remains available for food, fibre, foliage and increasing fuel production. This land is rare and irreplaceable, and we must...
2 Jul 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 2 July 2018

Agricultural insurance is one underdeveloped risk management option, particularly in Queensland, that could play a greater role in helping farmers manage weather-related risks, such as drought....
25 Jun 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 25 June 2018

Queensland farmers and their communities are one step closer to achieving a vision for the future of the agriculture in the state following the establishment of the Agricultural Ministerial...
18 Jun 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 18 June 2018

QFF and industry members are underwhelmed by a lacklustre 2018-19 State Budget that lacks vision and overlooks the important role agriculture plays in Queensland’s economy. QFF media statement...
11 Jun 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 11 June 2018

The waste levy introduced in the Queensland Government’s Recycling and Waste Industry Directions Paper will make waste disposal more expensive for all businesses including the state’s...
4 Jun 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 4 June 2018

The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA)’s final determination on 2018-19 regulated retail electricity prices for regional Queensland ignores farmers and other regional businesses on...
28 May 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 28 May 2018

QFF is calling on all Queenslanders to do their bit for biosecurity in the wake of a recent detection of red imported fire ants outside the existing biosecurity zones on farmland in Anthony,...
21 May 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 21 May 2018

Following Federal Budget week, it is worth reflecting on the future of the agricultural sector and the importance of its success to our major political parties. So how did we fare? Read QFF’s...
14 May 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 14 May 2018

QFF has welcomed the Senate’s return to a bi-partisan approach to deliver the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, providing certainty for farmers, irrigation reliant communities and the environment....
8 May 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 8 May 2018

The energy crisis continues to have viability and profitability ramifications for Queensland farmers. Governments should treat electricity as the fundamental need it is – not as a cash cow at...
30 Apr 2018

10 Things to Know from QFF – 30 April 2018

QFF has condemned the State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee’s recommendation that the State Labor Government’s vegetation management laws be...