As the floodwaters recede, north Queensland farmers are beginning the difficult recovery process. For information about financial assistance and support services available, visit the Farmer Disaster Support website.

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19 Sep 2019

Regulating ag not the solution for the Reef

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are frustrated and disappointed following the passing of legislation that will see a greater regulatory burden placed on Queensland’s...
12 Sep 2019

QFF commends federal government for prioritising ag

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the passing of the Criminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019 by the Federal Parliament today, which criminalises the...
2 Sep 2019

QFF concerned Reef reports will lead to regulations

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has expressed concern that two Reef reports released last Friday misrepresent the agriculture sector’s commitment to the Great Barrier Reef effort and...
2 Sep 2019

Nominations for Reef Champion Awards open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Reef Champion Awards celebrating the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations working to improve the quality of water entering the iconic Great...
23 Aug 2019

Bipartisan solution needed for animal activists

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the introduction of the Agriculture and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 by the Queensland Government yesterday, which imposes greater...
12 Jul 2019

Water opportunity flows for Dawson River irrigators

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is encouraging irrigators and irrigation groups along the Dawson River to consider an offer by the Queensland Government to access the state’s strategic...
9 Jul 2019

Four Corners report misses the big picture

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has expressed disappointment in ABC’s Four Corners program after it failed to represent the full picture of irrigation and water management in the Murray...
5 Jul 2019

Eight more agriculture extension trainees clock in for work

Another eight extension trainees are assisting farmers throughout the Great Barrier Reef Catchments after recently beginning work with various NRM and agricultural advisory groups through the...
2 Jul 2019

Emerald successfully transitions to local water management

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the transfer of the SunWater Emerald distribution scheme to Fairbairn Irrigation Network Limited after local management attracted overwhelming...
1 Jul 2019

Waste Levy commences today

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) is reminding farmers and rural communities that a new landfill tax commences in areas across the state today. The Waste Levy will be set at $75 per tonne...
1 Jul 2019

Drought Review recommends much-needed conversation

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the release of the Queensland Drought Program Review and the opportunity to continue working with the state government to get the right policy...
25 Jun 2019

QFF welcomes funding for north Queensland flood recovery project

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed funding to deliver an agricultural recovery project to assist farmers affected by widespread flooding in the north of the state earlier this...