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14 Nov 2019

QFF appoints new CEO and President

Leading Queensland’s intensive, semi-intensive and irrigated agriculture industries into a sustainable, productive and profitable future will be the focus of the Queensland Farmers’...
4 Nov 2019

QFF still waiting for bipartisan action on animal activists

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation has again called for bipartisan action from the State Parliament to increase and implement effective punishments for activists trespassing on farmers’...
1 Nov 2019

QFF welcomes LNP commitment to the New Bradfield Scheme

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and its members have welcomed the Queensland LNP’s commitment to commission the CSIRO to begin advanced planning for the New Bradfield Scheme if elected...
30 Oct 2019

Reef Champion Awards finalists announced

A cane grower reducing nitrogen use, a grazier undertaking erosion repair work, a cross-industry practice change project, and trailblazing reef extension officers are among the finalists in the 2019...
16 Oct 2019

Farmers encouraged to attend climate and weather workshops

Queensland farmers and service providers are encouraged to attend climate and weather workshops in Ayr, Townsville and Ingham next month. Run by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation, DTN and the...
15 Oct 2019

QFF commends protection of pork producers from ASF

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has commended border officials and the Department of Agriculture for toughening up on tourists to protect Australia’s pork producers from African Swine...
9 Oct 2019

AER decision sparks further uncertainty for farmers

Queensland farmers face further electricity price uncertainty after the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) rejected Energy Queensland’s Tariff Structure Statements for Ergon and Energex and revised...
8 Oct 2019

Reef Champion Award nominations extended

Nominations for the 2019 Reef Champion Awards have been extended until 12pm Friday, 11 October 2019. The short extension gives outstanding land managers, extension officers, organisations and members...
25 Sep 2019

QFF commends state government on water plan accreditation

The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has commended the Queensland Government for becoming the first and only state to have all its Murray-Darling Basin water resource plans accredited by the...
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...