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28 Jul 2020

QFF welcomes LNP commitment to reduce irrigation water prices

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and its members have welcomed the Queensland LNP’s commitment to reduce water prices for the state’s irrigators by 20 per cent if elected in October,...
27 Jul 2020

QFF here to help with new members’ services

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with home-grown Australian businesses to provide additional value and support for the 14,000 primary producers the peak agricultural body...
15 Jul 2020

Report aims to bring female farm leaders to the front

Women’s work and expertise are critical in maintaining and developing agricultural businesses and there is considerable work to be done to ensure farm businesswomen to achieve the recognition they...
14 Jul 2020

Project to grow agricultural workforce

The Queensland agriculture sector has joined together to support an initiative encouraging primary school students to visit farms and other primary education sites to grow their knowledge by learning...
2 Jul 2020

QFF and Jacobs identify top five water infrastructure projects for Queensland

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has partnered with consulting firm Jacobs to identify the top five irrigation water infrastructure projects that the state government should prioritise to...
29 Jun 2020

Public liability insurance cover remains available for farmers

A joint statement by the Insurance Council of Australia, the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA), National Farmers Federation (NFF), Queensland...
26 Jun 2020

QCA fails to deliver electricity price spark

The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has failed to deliver the spark that farming businesses on transitional and obsolete tariffs need with the release of their final determination on 2020-2021...
20 Jun 2020

LNP’s CSG infrastructure initiative potential game changer

A joint statement by AgForce, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Queensland’s peak agriculture bodies...
18 Jun 2020

Motion rejection shoulders ag with reef regulation responsibility

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and industry members are frustrated and disappointed after the state government rejected an opportunity to reconsider the regulatory burden that Reef...
9 Jun 2020

Funding for farm microgrids

Farmers may benefit from more secure, affordable and reliable energy after a group of agriculture and energy organisations were successful in securing $654,807 to assess the advantages of microgrids...
29 May 2020

Congratulations to the class of 2020!

Fourteen trainee extension officers have successfully graduated from the Agriculture Extension Work Placement Program ready to begin their careers after a year working with various natural resource...
5 May 2020

QFF welcomes water price freeze

Queensland irrigators will see their water prices remain the same or fall and will not have to contribute to dam safety costs following continued advocacy by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation...