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20 May 2019

QFF congratulates Morrison Government on Federal Election victory, now time to deliver

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has congratulated Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Liberal-National Coalition on being re-elected at the weekend’s Federal Election. QFF President...
1 May 2019

QFF welcomes bipartisan action against animal activists

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the State Parliament’s bipartisan recognition for the need to increase and effectively implement punishments for animal activists trespassing...
29 Apr 2019

Reef Regulations report condemned

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members have condemned a Parliamentary Committee recommendation that a Bill enabling restrictive Reef catchment regulations should be enacted...
17 Apr 2019

Ag Taskforce outlines energy solutions

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on all political parties to end the decade of energy and climate wars that has resulted in poor policies that are crippling parts of agriculture,...
11 Apr 2019

Vertessy report and response delivers for Murray Darling

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has acknowledged the findings and recommendations of the ‘Independent Assessment of the 2018-19 fish deaths in the lower Darling’ (the Vertessy report)...
30 Mar 2019

Government and law enforcement action needed against animal activists

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has renewed calls for governments and law enforcement to increase and effectively implement punishments for animal activists trespassing on farmers’...
25 Mar 2019

Bolstering biosecurity against BMSB

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has joined state Agriculture Minister Mark Furner in calling on the federal government and other states to update the national preparedness strategy to deal...
22 Mar 2019

Video to grow agriculture workforce

From a seed sown in the classroom, Queensland high school students are growing their agricultural careers with a new video showcasing some of the many and varied career opportunities offered by the...
21 Mar 2019

Queensland Government must get on board with Inland Rail

After attending the Deputy Prime Minister’s release of a CSIRO report into the Inland Rail project in Brisbane today, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling for the state government...
19 Mar 2019

Farmers silenced in Reef regulations ‘consultation’

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has questioned the Queensland Government’s ability to represent all Queenslanders after it cancelled public hearings on the new reef catchment regulations...
14 Mar 2019

QFF welcomes funding for Reef projects

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) will partner with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to deliver two new water quality projects that will support the efforts of farmers and others working...
27 Feb 2019

Reef regulations a step back for ag sector

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are frustrated following the introduction of new reef catchment regulations that will further restrict farmers as they struggle to...