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8 Sep 2021

Rotamarker rebate to improve farm safety

Queensland farmers can now access a rebate for overhead warning markers indicating powerlines on their properties to make rural workplaces safer. Coinciding with Electricity Safety Week (6-10...
6 Sep 2021

Farmers sought for electricity tariff talks

Expressions of interest are being sought from Queensland and New South Wales farmers to participate in a research study aiming to better understand how they consider and choose electricity tariffs...
31 Aug 2021

Telehandler Safety Book guides farm safety

A new safety resource is now available for farmers utilising telehandlers on their properties to increase awareness of their machinery’s operation and prevent accidents while in use. Developed...
2 Aug 2021

Buy local to support Queensland farmers after ag events cancelled

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on Queenslanders to rally behind the state’s food, fibre and foliage producers and shop locally to support the sector after major agricultural...
28 Jul 2021

Funding for digital farming

An innovative Internet of Things (IoT) digital farming project will plant smart meters and sensors on farms to grow resilient and profitable agribusinesses after securing funding through the...
17 Jun 2021

QFF welcomes electricity rebate ahead of transition to new farming tariffs

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed an electricity rebate announced by the state government to assist farmers transitioning to new retail tariffs but noted the funding would do...
16 Jun 2021

Not enough substance in Queensland Budget

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are underwhelmed by the 2021-22 State Budget which appears to be all style and not enough substance. QFF CEO Dr Georgina Davis said...
7 Jun 2021

Queensland Day celebrated with #eatqld

#eatqld champions recently came together to celebrate local produce and our great state ahead of Queensland Day on Sunday, June 6. The #eatqld campaign encourages the community to eat local, stay...
20 May 2021

QFF welcomes drought-proofing funding for farmers

Queensland farmers are encouraged to apply for funding for drought-proofing works after the state and federal governments partnered to extend the On-farm Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate...
19 May 2021

Agriculture microgrid project powers ahead

Smart energy grid research has commenced across four farming regions in Queensland and New South Wales to uncover practical, replicable, and high impact microgrid scenarios for Australian...
14 May 2021

QFF advocacy secures cheaper water for more irrigators

Following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and its industry members, the Queensland Government has clarified that nuts, turf, flowers and nursery growers will have...
12 May 2021

Federal Budget provides support but not strategy

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has acknowledged spending in the agriculture portfolio in the 2021-22 Federal Budget but noted the government’s lack of strategic vision to enhance the...