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18 Dec 2018

Reef Alliance project delivers reef-wide results

Queensland farmers have continued to embrace practice change and make on-farm improvements to reduce and manage agriculture’s impact on the Great Barrier Reef through the Reef Alliance’s Growing...
7 Dec 2018

Oil collections expand for Queensland farmers

Queensland farmers are encouraged to take advantage of an opportunity to recycle their used oil after waste management company J.J. Richards & Sons added a new location for free oil...
26 Nov 2018

QFF welcomes farm compost exemption

Queensland farmers can continue using composts and other organic products on farm following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members. After a...
21 Nov 2018

Reef Champion Award winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Reef Champion Awards have been announced, shining a light on leaders in on-farm practices and extension who are working to reduce and manage agriculture’s impact on the...
21 Nov 2018

QFF celebrates Queensland agriculture

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...
20 Nov 2018

QFF renews calls to remove stamp duty

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has renewed calls to remove stamp duty on agricultural insurance in Queensland after the South Australian Government passed legislation to remove stamp duty...
19 Nov 2018

QFF welcomes postponement to Queensland Waste Levy

Farmers and rural communities will have more time to prepare for the Queensland Government’s new Waste Levy following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and other...
16 Nov 2018

Queensland irrigators encouraged to have their say on water prices

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) will hold workshops across the state to encourage and assist Queensland irrigators to make submissions to the Queensland Competition Authority’s (QCA)...
9 Nov 2018

Queensland farmers encouraged to attend GFIA in Focus

Queensland farmers are encouraged to attend the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) In Focus Australia event on 27-28 November at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition...
30 Oct 2018

Water referral notice a ‘mixed bag’ for Queensland irrigators

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has called the referral notice handed down today by the Queensland Government directing the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) to investigate the state’s...
26 Oct 2018

QFF calls for crackdown on excess energy profits

The Australian Industries Energy Taskforce, a group of peak agricultural organisations of which the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is a member, has released a scathing independent report...
24 Oct 2018

QFF calls for more action on illegal dumping

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are calling on the Queensland Government to take action on illegal dumping following a Parliamentary committee recommendation that the...