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NFF welcomes new panel to review regional connectivity


The National Farmers’ Federation welcomes today’s announcement from the Minister for Communications appointing the 2024 Regional Telecommunications Review panel, and the Hon. Alannah MacTiernan as chair. The Review, undertaken on a triennial basis, is an important legislated process which helps improve connectivity outcomes for people rural, regional and remote Australian communities. Alongside Chair MacTiernan, other […]

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1 month ago


Statement on ACCC supermarket inquiry


Comments attributable to NFF President, David Jochinke  We welcome the announcement today of an ACCC probe into the supermarkets.  This is good news for farmers who have long called for greater transparency from the big retailers.  It’s appropriate the ACCC lead this inquiry, using its powers to compel information to form a clear picture of […]

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1 month ago


Cost of living relief must start at the farm gate


Australia’s peak farm body is urging the Federal Government to put its agricultural policies under the microscope as it prioritises cost of living relief for Australians. NFF President David Jochinke warned a range of policy pressures on farmers were risking  production and could fuel price inflation at the supermarket checkout. “We’ve seen this government ignore […]

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Government rejects compensation offer, betrays cattle industry


The Federal Government has shot an arrow into the hopes of Australia’s cattle industry by rejecting a counter offer in the long-running class action over the unlawful closure of the live cattle export trade in 2011. National Farmers’ Federation Acting CEO, Charlie Thomas, said the Government had ignored an opportunity to address years of financial […]

1 month ago


Farmers find ideal new year’s resolution for Government: Act now on renewables review


The National Farmers’ Federation is calling on the Federal Government to start 2024 off strong and get cracking on a review report into community engagement on renewables projects. Energy Infrastructure Commissioner Andrew Dyer was charged with putting a lens over community engagement practices for renewable energy infrastructure projects, and in December, he handed his findings […]

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NFF calls on Food and Grocery Code review to give code teeth


Australia’s peak farming body supports today’s announcements on the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct, hoping the action will give the Code the teeth it needs to fix a system failing consumers and farmers. National Farmers’ Federation President David Jochinke welcomed the Federal Government’s appointment of a chair to take the review forward. “The code […]

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2 months ago


Public thanks farmers for critical food and fibre


Hundreds of messages gathered on National Agriculture Day have been collated as the ultimate Christmas gift to Australian farmers. Now in its seventh year, Ag Day – or #AgDayAU – gives all Australians the opportunity to celebrate and learn about farming and the production of food and fibre. A month on from the event and […]

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2 months ago


Statement on outcomes from COP28


Comments attributable to NFF President David Jochinke I had the privilege this past week of representing Australian farmers at the COP28 summit in Dubai for the first time as NFF President. My time there highlighted to me how critical it is that farmers are represented in these global discussions where decisions being made about our […]

2 months ago


PC report confirms industry position that biosecurity levy is bad policy


A report by the Productivity Commission has backed the National Farmers’ Federation’s view that the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy is a deeply flawed policy littered with a suite of issues. The ‘Towards Levyathan? Industry levies in Australia’ research paper by the Federal Government’s Productivity Commission has used the proposed levy as a case study, raising […]

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3 months ago


Interim report recommends mandatory code to combat alarming challenges in poultry sector


Comments attributable to Tony Mahar, NFF chief executive The National Farmers’ Federation has today released its interim report towards creating greater market transparency and competition in the poultry meat sector, following concerns raised by growers and the competition watchdog. In 2020 the ACCC’s Perishable Agricultural Goods Inquiry highlighted significant concerns about practices in the Australian […]

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3 months ago


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