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22 Dec 2023

Targeted approach to legislative reform supports meaningful coexistence and protects future water security

Queensland Premier Steven Miles has announced new environmental regulation for the Lake Eyre Basin this morning. This announcement follows an extensive stakeholder engagement process which the...
23 Nov 2023

QFF joins a growing chorus of industry and community voices calling on a carbon capture and storage project proposed for the Great Artesian Basin to be abandoned

A proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) project that would see liquified carbon dioxide injected into a water producing aquifer (the Precipice Sandstone) within the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) has...
16 Nov 2023

Aaron Kiely elected President of Queensland Farmers’ Federation

Emerald cotton grower Aaron Kiely has been elected President of the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF), succeeding Allan Dingle who is stepping down following completion of his four-year tenure...
15 Nov 2023

Queensland agriculture sector and farmers putting on a show in Brisbane’s CBD for National Agriculture Day

Queensland’s peak representative body for agriculture, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and its members will shine the spotlight on Queensland farmers this National Agriculture Day –...
18 Oct 2023

Water security at the forefront of priorities for Queensland agriculture

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed Monday’s release of the new Queensland Water Strategy by the Queensland Government. The release of the strategy, which marked the...
4 Oct 2023

QFF’s energy saving program expands to Toowoomba and Western Downs regions

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) are pleased to announce the expansion of their free energy saving program, Energy Southern Queensland (EnergySQ) to the Toowoomba and Western Downs regional...
25 Sep 2023

Reef protection enhanced with $2 million to support farm extension services

The Queensland Government is providing $2 million in funding to continue a highly-successful program which helps primary producers in Great Barrier Reef catchments improve their land management...
12 Sep 2023

New work placement program to bolster Queensland’s agricultural technologies sector

A new program has this week launched to connect entrants in the fields of agriculture and/or information technology (IT) with work placements in AgTech and agronomy related agribusinesses throughout...
18 Jul 2023

Uncertainty remains for Queensland caged egg producers

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and Queensland United Egg Producers (QUEP) are carefully considering the ministerial endorsement of a national update to the Australian Animal Welfare...
5 Jul 2023

New Renewable Energy Landholder Toolkit available to support Queensland landholders

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has today released a new toolkit to provide information and practical guidance for landholders considering hosting a renewable energy project on their...
27 Jun 2023

Queensland agriculture sector sustains strong economic contribution

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed new data released on Monday revealing the significant contribution of the agriculture and fisheries sector in Queensland. The latest...
14 Jun 2023

2023-24 Queensland State Budget delivers on biosecurity and support for regional Queensland

Queensland Treasurer the Hon Cameron Dick handed down his fourth state budget yesterday. Dubbed the ‘Cost of Living, Big Build’ budget, the 2023-24 Queensland State Budget is heavily focused...