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23 Dec 2019

Paradise Dam Preparedness Report Released

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed a report into disaster preparedness and planning for a possible future flood event affecting the Paradise Dam in the Burnett River system...
10 Dec 2019

QFF welcomes additional drought declarations

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the state government’s decision to accept the recommendations of the local drought committees and drought declare an additional eight local...
26 Nov 2019

2019 Reef Champion Award winners announced

The winners of the 2019 Reef Champion Awards have been announced, shining a light on farming, extension and community leaders who are working to reduce their impact on the Great Barrier...
21 Nov 2019

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, 21...
19 Nov 2019

QFF welcomes Aussie Farms charity decision

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has commended the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) for revoking the charity status of Aussie Farms Inc after it published the...
14 Nov 2019

QFF appoints new CEO and President

Leading Queensland’s intensive, semi-intensive and irrigated agriculture industries into a sustainable, productive and profitable future will be the focus of the Queensland Farmers’...
4 Nov 2019

QFF still waiting for bipartisan action on animal activists

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has again called for bipartisan action from the State Parliament to increase and implement effective punishments for activists trespassing on farmers’...
1 Nov 2019

QFF welcomes LNP commitment to the New Bradfield Scheme

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and its members have welcomed the Queensland LNP’s commitment to commission the CSIRO to begin advanced planning for the New Bradfield Scheme if elected...
30 Oct 2019

Reef Champion Awards finalists announced

A cane grower reducing nitrogen use, a grazier undertaking erosion repair work, a cross-industry practice change project, and trailblazing reef extension officers are among the finalists in the 2019...
16 Oct 2019

Farmers encouraged to attend climate and weather workshops

Queensland farmers and service providers are encouraged to attend climate and weather workshops in Ayr, Townsville and Ingham next month. Run by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation, DTN and the...
15 Oct 2019

QFF commends protection of pork producers from ASF

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has commended border officials and the Department of Agriculture for toughening up on tourists to protect Australia’s pork producers from African Swine...
9 Oct 2019

AER decision sparks further uncertainty for farmers

Queensland farmers face further electricity price uncertainty after the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) rejected Energy Queensland’s Tariff Structure Statements for Ergon and Energex and revised...