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24 Apr 2018

QFF condemns Committee’s vegetation management report

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members have condemned a Parliamentary committee recommendation that poor and unbalanced vegetation management legislation should be enacted...
5 Apr 2018

Funding flows for Rookwood Weir

The Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) has welcomed the Federal Government's announcement that it will match the State Government’s financial commitment and jointly fund the construction of the...
23 Mar 2018

Queensland agriculture calls for vegetation management laws to be rejected

Combined statement from AgForce, CANEGROWERS, Cotton Australia, Growcom, Queensland Dairyfarmers’ Organisation and Queensland Farmers’ Federation. Today a unified Queensland agriculture sector...
20 Mar 2018

Time for Queensland to have say on vegetation management laws

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is calling on farmers and members of the rural and regional communities that rely on agriculture as a major economic and social contributor to have their...
16 Mar 2018

QFF advocacy delivers Solar Farm Planning Guidelines

Queensland farmers and their communities are one step closer to getting the responsible and balanced approach to the large scale solar expansion in the state thanks to the 18-month campaign by the...
9 Mar 2018

Vegetation Management Tabled in Parliament

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are frustrated and disappointed with the reintroduction of vegetation management legislation into Queensland Parliament yesterday. The...
1 Mar 2018

QCA ignores farmers again by not passing on electricity savings

Yesterday’s announcement by the Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) not to pass on network electricity price savings to farmers and other businesses on transitional and obsolete tariffs is a...
26 Feb 2018

QFF congratulate new Nationals leader Michael McCormack

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the election of Michael McCormack as leader of the National Party and appointment as Deputy Prime Minister, and thanked outgoing Nationals...
22 Feb 2018

Intensive agriculture conference offers opportunities to farmers

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is encouraging farmers to book their ticket for next week’s Food Leaders Australia (FLA) Intensive Ag conference in Dalby on Wednesday 28 February...
15 Feb 2018

Senate sinks Murray-Darling Basin Plan

Last night the Senate sabotaged the fate of Northern Basin communities and the environment by voting to support the Greens Disallowance Motion that will see a further 70 GL recovered from the...
12 Feb 2018

D-Day for Murray-Darling Basin Plan

The future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan hangs in the balance today as our representatives in Canberra determine the fate of farmers, irrigation reliant communities and the...
6 Feb 2018

Reckless Greens and Labor put politics ahead of environment and basin communities

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and members have condemned the decision by the Federal Labor Party to support the Greens Disallowance Motion in the Senate that will see a further 70 GL...