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17 Jul 2018

NuWater Project Feasibility Study released

Potential opportunities to meet the substantial water demand required to support increased agricultural production in both the Lockyer Valley and Darling Downs have been outlined in the NuWater...
11 Jul 2018

ACCC finds the inevitable but when do farmers see action?

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final report into the retail electricity pricing inquiry today again highlighting a broken energy system. The ACCC report...
10 Jul 2018

First AgMAC meeting sets agriculture agenda

Queensland farmers and their communities are one step closer to achieving a vision for the future of agriculture in the state following the inaugural meeting of the Agricultural Ministerial Advisory...
6 Jul 2018

Queensland agriculture still in the dark over electricity tariffs

This week marked two years until the end of transitional and obsolete electricity tariffs. From 1 July 2020, many of the tariffs that were specifically designed to meet the needs of irrigation and...
2 Jul 2018

St George successfully transitions to local water management

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the transfer of the SunWater St George channel scheme to Mallawa Irrigation Ltd and congratulated the irrigator-owned company on its first...
26 Jun 2018

Northern Basin Review delivered for Queensland farmers

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Australian Senate’s bipartisan vote to deliver the Northern Basin Review (NBR), providing certainty for farmers, irrigation reliant communities...
19 Jun 2018

QFF advocacy delivers AgMAC

Queensland farmers and their communities are one step closer to achieving a vision for the future of agriculture in the state following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation...
13 Jun 2018

Budget doesn’t stack up for Queensland agriculture

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are underwhelmed by a lacklustre 2018-19 State Budget that lacks vision and overlooks the important role agriculture plays in...
11 Jun 2018

QFF welcomes Water Measurement and Compliance Report

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the Final Report of the Queensland Government’s Independent Audit of Non-Urban Water Measurement and Compliance. The report was tabled at...
31 May 2018

QCA offers no bright spark for agriculture

The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) released its final determination on 2018-19 regulated retail electricity prices for regional Queensland today, again ignoring farmers and other regional...
23 May 2018

Queensland way of life could feel fire ant sting

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on all Queenslanders to do their bit for biosecurity in the wake of a recent detection of red imported fire ants outside the existing biosecurity...
10 May 2018

Murray-Darling Basin Plan back on track

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the Australian Senate’s return to a bi-partisan approach to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan, providing certainty for farmers, irrigation...