- The 2020-21 year has been another positive year for QFF as we continued to effectively advocate for sector wide issues and secure positive outcomes on economic, social, environmental and regional matters despite unprecedented challenges. We think our record speaks for itself! Read the QFF 2020-21 Annual Report HERE.
- Queensland farmers understand that agriculture is particularly vulnerable to climate change and are continuing to make significant investments in clean energy to decarbonise the energy they use as well as carbon sequestration opportunities. Read QFF’s Queensland Country Life column HERE.
- The latest QFF Energy Savers e-newsletter is now available! This month, we’re looking for farmers to participate in a research project and have updates on our Digital Agriculture and Microgrids projects and details about upcoming energy events. Read the e-newsletter HERE.
- QFF has partnered with Ergon Energy and Energex to offer farmers belonging to any of QFF’s 20 industry members a 50 per cent co-contribution a maximum of $500 to match the funds of installing up to 10 rotamarkers on their properties. For more information about the rebate and eligibility criteria, click HERE.
- When preparing an enduring power of attorney, careful thought should be given to who is being appointed as an attorney, when their power begins, what decisions they can make, and how they must make those decisions. Read more from QFF corporate partner Holding Redlich HERE.
- Herbs can transform an entire meal, but like people, are incredibly versatile so it pays to think about what herbs are most suited to your style and taste buds and get planting those first. Check out a few foodie personality types and the herbs that match those best from Plant Life Balance and the nursery industry HERE.
- This cotton season, QFF industry member Cotton Australia is following one family and one cotton field, to showcase how cotton is grown in Australia. In this EPISODE, meet Lucas and Brooke Wuersching and their boys Duke and Ronix, they are third generation family cotton farmers at St George.
- The Queensland Department of Environment is inviting submissions about whether there is any particular waste for which an End of Waste (EOW) code should be prepared under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011. Have your say HERE.
- From the 1st of Jan 2022, small customers on the Drought Relief from Electricity Charges Scheme subsidies and rebates scheme can no longer switch tariffs while still under the drought waiver program. If you aren’t planning to change your tariff in 2022, your fixed charges will continue to be waived if your Shire remains drought declared or you have an individually drought declared property. Details HERE.
- The Land Access Ombudsman Queensland‘s dispute resolution team is hitting the road and setting up shop in Chinchilla on November 30 and Dalby on December 1, 2021. If you’re having land access issues, refer your dispute for investigation, find out about the options and support available and ask any questions you may have. Book your appointment HERE.
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