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20 Oct 2017

Subsidy win for farm management training

The Rural Jobs and Skills Alliance (RJSA), facilitated by Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF), has been successful in lobbying the State Government to change the eligibility criteria for farm...
18 Oct 2017

Electricity pricing to have implications at election

The ‘sudden revelation’ from the ACCC and the Federal Government that there is a severe electricity affordability problem and the price increases over the last 10 years are putting Australian...
28 Sep 2017

Queensland women in farm businesses plan next move

Women in farm businesses are being encouraged to recognise and develop their leadership potential through a series of free workshops being hosted by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) in...
22 Sep 2017

Farmers welcome funding for Cyclone Debbie recovery and resilience

The Australian and Queensland Governments have approved $96.2 million in exceptional circumstances funding to assist with relief and recovery from Tropical Cyclone Debbie. This funding is provided...
22 Sep 2017

Reducing energy use, bills and increasing on-farm efficiency

Queensland farmers are seeing their on-farm electricity use and energy bills reduced as a result of the Queensland Government funded Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and Ergon Energy, Energy...
21 Sep 2017

Sustainability of the Condamine Alluvium on the agenda at information sessions

Media statement from QFF, Central Downs Irrigators Limited (CDIL) and Cotton Australia (CA): Farmers within the Condamine Alluvium Aquifers are being encouraged to attend information sessions next...
20 Sep 2017

2017 Reef Awards to recognise on-farm efforts closing soon

Reef Alliance statement: The Reef Alliance continues to seek nominations for the 2017 Reef Awards from land managers and extension officers in order to acknowledge their efforts in reducing off-farm...
1 Sep 2017

Reef Alliance awards to recognise on-farm efforts to protect the reef

Reef Alliance statement: Outstanding land managers and extension officers have the opportunity to be recognised through the 2017 Reef Alliance Reef Awards. The Reef Alliance is seeking...
31 Aug 2017

Queensland irrigators welcome water efficiency funding

Queensland’s irrigated agriculture industries will benefit from continued productivity improvements and responsible management of water thanks to the State Government investing another $2 million...
28 Aug 2017

Reef extension trainees get to work

Farmers within the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Catchments will benefit from the introduction of six new extension trainees. The trainees, supported through the Reef Extension Work Placement Initiative,...
25 Aug 2017

Workshops to improve farm safety and efficiency

Queensland’s agricultural industries are working together to help farm businesses reduce risks and increase efficiency and compliance through a series of one-day workshops across the state. The...
22 Aug 2017

Cyclone Debbie support leaves farmers waiting

Nearly five months after Cyclone Debbie crossed the north Queensland coast, farmers are still waiting for the much needed Category D assistance as governments continue to wade through the Natural...