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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...
17 Feb 2021

2019 Reef Water Quality Report Card shows improvement

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has reiterated Queensland agriculture’s commitment to securing the future of the Great Barrier Reef following the release of the 2019 Reef Water Quality...
12 Feb 2021

Queensland Government unfairly picking irrigation water winners

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has serious concerns the state government is unfairly picking winners within the agriculture sector by further restricting the number of farmers who can...
10 Feb 2021

Agreement unites farmers and sustainability experts in Murray Darling Basin

Queensland’s peak farming body and Australia’s newest natural resource management group are set to embark on an historic partnership aimed at driving healthy, sustainable landscapes in the Murray...
2 Feb 2021

Farmers encouraged to attend industry support network workshops

Queensland farmers and agricultural service providers are encouraged to attend free industry support network workshops in Ayr, Bowen, Townsville and Ingham this month. Facilitated by the...
20 Jan 2021

QFF calls for equitable irrigation water pricing

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on the state government to extend its election commitment of a 50 per cent reduction in irrigation water charges for horticulture growers to all...
16 Dec 2020

FarmReady Hub launched to address skills and labour shortages

The Rural Jobs and Skills Alliance (RJSA) and FarmReady Hub have partnered to launch a comprehensive online accreditation program for jobseekers looking to enter the Australian agriculture...
9 Dec 2020

Queensland farmers encouraged to register now for Farm2Plate Exchange

Queensland farmers looking to capitalise on the opportunities that agritourism could provide are encouraged to attend the national agri-food networking event Farm2Plate Exchange run by agritourism...
2 Dec 2020

QFF underwhelmed by agricultural spending in State Budget

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are underwhelmed by the 2020-21 State Budget noting there were no surprises, either positive or negative. QFF CEO Dr Georgina Davis...
25 Nov 2020

QFF congratulates agriculture energy efficiency award winner

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated the Bundaberg Regional Irrigators Group for receiving the Best Agricultural Energy Efficiency Project Award at the National Energy...
20 Nov 2020

QFF celebrates National Agriculture Day

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are celebrating Queensland’s integral role in Australia’s agricultural story as part of National Agriculture Day, today, 20...
12 Nov 2020

QFF ready to work with new Ministry

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated all 18 Ministers appointed to the new State Cabinet and looks forward to working constructively with 10 key portfolios throughout the next...