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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...
2 Feb 2018

Queensland Premier urged to support Murray Darling Basin communities

A wide cross-section of local government, community and industry groups have called on Queensland Premier The Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk to support communities in the state’s south-west, whose fate...
2 Feb 2018

Have your say: Crunch time for Murray Darling Basin communities

The fate of rural communities across northern NSW and southern Queensland will be decided next week when Federal Parliament resumes and must decide on the next stage of the Murray Darling...
19 Dec 2017

QFF welcomes new federal Ministry line-up

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) welcomes the Prime Minister’s Cabinet reshuffle announcement. QFF President Stuart Armitage congratulated Queensland MP and member for Maranoa, David...
12 Dec 2017

QFF ready to work with the new Ministry

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) congratulates all Ministers appointed to the new 18-member State Cabinet and looks forward to working constructively with eight key portfolios over the...
11 Dec 2017

QFF congratulate Labor on State Election victory, now time to deliver

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) congratulates Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on leading the Labor Government to re-election at the State Election. QFF President Stuart Armitage welcomed...
7 Dec 2017

Greens misguided water politicking suggests anti-agriculture agenda

Two recent misguided Senate actions by the Australian Greens are ringing alarm bells for Queensland agriculture. The Greens’ call for the Australian Government to split the agriculture and water...
24 Nov 2017

Election eve: Have the political parties delivered for farmers?

Prior to and throughout this State Election, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has articulated what matters to the intensive agricultural sector for those running for public office. The QFF...
22 Nov 2017

Reef Alliance Awards winners announced

REEF ALLIANCE MEDIA RELEASE The winners of the 2017 Reef Alliance Awards were announced in Townsville overnight, shining a light on the sector’s leaders in on-farm practices and extension to...
20 Nov 2017

Queensland showcased in inaugural National Agriculture Day

Queensland’s integral role in our nation’s agricultural story has been highlighted by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) as part of the inaugural National Agriculture Day on 21 November...