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10 May 2021

Farmers remain in the dark ahead of tariff transition deadline

Queensland farming businesses on transitional and obsolete tariffs will have less than three weeks to assess new retail tariffs and implement any required infrastructure when the Queensland...
30 Apr 2021

$75,000 grants for farmers impacted by recent floods and cyclones

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the activation of Category D assistance for farmers beginning the recovery process following damage caused by recent floods and...
23 Apr 2021

Climate clarity needed for growing and continued ag exports

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on the Australian Government to provide clarity around emissions reductions targets and support to achieve them to ensure the state’s...
21 Apr 2021

Resources and Ag sectors welcome State Govt promise to intervene if extended COVID laws ‘unfairly’ lift council rates

Three peak bodies have joined forces to welcome an assurance by the Queensland Government it can use existing powers under the Local Government Act to defend their industries from ‘unfair and...
19 Apr 2021

Agricultural extension graduates begin work

Farmers throughout the Great Barrier Reef catchments will benefit from 11 new extension officer graduates who recently began a work placement program with various agricultural advisory and Natural...
31 Mar 2021

Queensland farmers encouraged to attend Airbnb agritourism webinars

Queensland farmers interested in sowing the seeds of opportunity and growing the state’s agritourism sector through world-class farm stays and exciting new farm experiences are encouraged to attend...
29 Mar 2021

New report dispels agriculture work myths

A new report released by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has aimed to identify and dispel common myths about working in agriculture to encourage more young people on their gap year to...
24 Mar 2021

QFF calls on state government to consider farm safety opportunities

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on the state government to implement co-funding opportunities for farmers and other businesses to undertake a range of safety improvements after...
22 Mar 2021

Category C disaster assistance available for farmers following TC Niran

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the activation of Category C assistance for farmers beginning the recovery process following damage caused by Tropical Cyclone...
15 Mar 2021

New land management alliance raising the bar on sustainability

Queensland’s peak agriculture industry bodies, natural resource management organisations, and environmental advocates have formed a working alliance to pool their resources and experiences in...
8 Mar 2021

Farm businesswomen facing financial insecurity highlighted on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has identified financial insecurity as a significant issue for farm businesswomen and released a discussion paper to...
23 Feb 2021

QFF partners with Airbnb to grow Queensland agritourism

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with Airbnb to sow the seeds of opportunity and grow the state’s emerging agritourism sector through world-class farm stays and exciting new...