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27 May 2022

QFF supports farm businesswomen to ‘walk the wire’ of financial security

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with the Queensland Government through the Investing in Queensland Women grant program to develop an easy-to-use toolkit to support the...
20 May 2022

2021 AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION OFFICERS GRADUATE

Eleven agricultural extension officers were congratulated at a ceremony in Cairns last night, celebrating the completion of the 2021 Agriculture Extension Work Placement Program. Farmers...
18 May 2022

Workforce Planning Tools to Assist Farming Enterprises Plan for the Future

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with Jobs Queensland to help small to medium enterprises plan for the future and grow their capability in workforce planning to position their...
4 Apr 2022

New summit to address Queensland agriculture workforce challenges

Queensland Farmers’ Federation today announced the Queensland Agworkforce Summit to be held virtually from Wednesday 3 – Friday 5 August 2022. The Summit aims to bring together Queensland...
4 Apr 2022

Is insurance a key factor in building farm resilience? QFF and USQ think so.

The emotional and physical toll of drought and floods on Australian agricultural communities is costly, but the financial toll is forever front of mind for those in primary production – especially...
31 Mar 2022

The importance of agriculture and the regions reflected in the Budget

The Queensland Farmers Federation welcomes the Federal Treasurer’s acknowledgment of the significant contribution agriculture and the regions make to our national economy in his commentary during...
24 Mar 2022

QFF welcomes new drought reforms

In a win for the intensive agriculture sector, the Queensland Government announced a comprehensive set of reforms that will ensure more primary producers get access to drought assistance...
23 Mar 2022

Peak groups unite in unprecedented call for National Housing Summit

Queensland’s worsening housing crisis has led to eleven of the state’s peak bodies uniting in a call for urgent action from the Federal Government. The peak bodies have written to the Federal...
22 Mar 2022

SEQ City Deal money flows to farmers through Lockyer water project.

While the SEQ City Deal announced yesterday in Brisbane didn’t carry many direct benefits for SEQ’s primary producers, Queensland Farmer’s Federation (QFF) welcomes the initial $13.3 million...
21 Mar 2022

QFF welcomes tax facelift for modern farming

Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) welcomes the federal government’s announcement today that will encourage carbon abatement activities in the primary production sector and help Australia deliver...
17 Mar 2022

QFF says farmers’ need input costs surety and security

Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) led a delegation of members to meet with federal Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud MP today to discuss the sustainability of the agriculture sector in...
27 Feb 2022

Round 2 of Rotamarker rebate to improve farm safety

Queensland farmers can now access round 2 of rebates for the installation of overhead warning markers which indicate powerlines, making their rural workplaces safer. The Queensland Farmers’...