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13 Jun 2024

New phone information service and website to support farmers make informed decisions about energy on their farm

A new phone information service is now available to assist Queensland farmers and landholders with their on-farm energy related enquiries. Operating Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5pm, the free...
11 Jun 2024

Regional communities and biosecurity support welcomed amid cost-of-living budget

Queensland's Deputy Premier and Treasurer the Hon. Cameron Dick has today handed down his fifth Queensland State Budget with a strong focus on relieving cost of living pressures. Electricity,...
6 Jun 2024

Agritourism peak body launches to support burgeoning agricultural industry

A new peak body has officially launched to represent and advocate on behalf of farmers who diversify their farming operation into agritourism. Launched today, Agritourism Queensland will work to...
31 May 2024

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation applauds Premier’s announcement to introduce a ban on carbon capture and storage in Great Artesian Basin

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has responded to the grave concerns raised by the agriculture sector, regional community leaders and conservationists with today’s announcement of a permanent ban on...
24 May 2024

CCS in the GAB: Agriculture, rural communities and conservationists say no and now the science does too

The Queensland Government has rejected the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Glencore's carbon capture and storage (CCS) project confirming the grave concerns raised by the Queensland...
22 May 2024

Great Artesian Basin can and must be protected

With the decision on Glencore’s proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) project for the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) imminent, the agriculture sector, councils and conservationists remain united in...
9 Apr 2024

Overwhelming opposition to CCS in the Great Artesian Basin continues to grow with delegation calling on the Queensland Premier to take action

With an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) decision for Glencore’s proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) expected to be handed down in early May,...
5 Apr 2024

Say no to CCS project in the Great Artesian Basin: QFF to lead delegation to Queensland Premier

The Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) will lead a delegation of industry and community leaders to see Queensland Premier the Hon Steven Miles today Friday, 5 April with a clear message: reject the...
25 Mar 2024

Agriculture Extension Officers commence placements in Great Barrier Reef catchments

Farmers throughout the Great Barrier Reef catchment will benefit from eight new extension officers who have recently begun a work placement program with various natural resource management (NRM) and...
22 Dec 2023

Targeted approach to legislative reform supports meaningful coexistence and protects future water security

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has announced new environmental regulation for the Lake Eyre Basin this morning. This announcement follows an extensive stakeholder engagement process which the...
23 Nov 2023

QFF joins a growing chorus of industry and community voices calling on a carbon capture and storage project proposed for the Great Artesian Basin to be abandoned

A proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that would see liquified carbon dioxide injected into a water producing aquifer (the Precipice Sandstone) within the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) has...
16 Nov 2023

Aaron Kiely elected President of Queensland Farmers’ Federation

Emerald cotton grower Aaron Kiely has been elected President of the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF), succeeding Allan Dingle who is stepping down following completion of his four-year tenure...