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Senate Inquiry into Supermarket Prices


Agriculture relies upon open and transparent marketplaces that promote competition within agricultural supply chains, enabling farmers to access requisite inputs and sell their produce at a competitive price. The Australian agricultural supply chain has an uneven distribution of market concentration which threatens the economic conditions essential for dynamic, productive and profitable farms. While food and […]

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1 week ago


Climate-Related Financial Disclosure: Exposure Draft Legislation


It is unclear how the policy intent that Scope 3 disclosures would represent ‘information that is available at the reporting date without undue cost or effort’ is reflected in-practice. Read the full submission here.

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2 weeks ago


Draft Threat Abatement Plan for Competition and Land Degradation by Unmanaged Goats


Unmanaged goats (invasive species) are a significant threat to Australian agriculture and biodiversity. Excluding environmental impacts and pastoral degradation, feral goats are estimated to cause losses to livestock farming of approximately $25 million each year. Read the full submission here.

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Productivity Commission: National Water Reform 2024 Inquiry


The National Water Initiative (NWI) was developed 20 years ago in 2004 and has been agreed to by all Australian Governments. The NWI is Australia’s blueprint for national water reform as it outlines a clear framework and set of operating principles to underpin the sustainable management of national water resources. Read the full submission here.

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3 weeks ago


2024-25 Pre-Budget Submission


Invest in Australian Agriculture. Invest in Australia’s Future. The Australian economy is facing a set of significant challenges. Stagnating productivity, increasing inflation and the challenge of transitioning to a net-zero economy all offer downside risks to Australia. However, in this era of evolving economic, demographic, and environmental challenges, the Australian agricultural sector is both a […]

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2 months ago


Consultation on proposed designated complaints mechanisms


The NFF supports the introduction of a clear complaints mechanism that enables designated small business advocates to submit a complaint to the ACCC where they have evidence of a significant or systemic market issue that affects consumers or small businesses in Australia. The proposed scheme contains positive elements that should encourage greater use of the […]

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2 months ago


Agriculture and Land Sectoral Plan


Government must recognise Australian agriculture’s unique contribution to productive landscape management, food security, and emissions reduction. Agriculture must not and cannot become the solution to other sector’s problems via too much focus and reliance on offsets in the agricultural landscape. The task of national emissions reduction is a shared responsibility for all sectors, agriculture will […]

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2 months ago


Attorney-General’s Portfolio Miscellaneous Measures Bill 2023


Submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee regarding the Attorney-General’s Portfolio Miscellaneous Measures Bill 2023. This Bill is an omnibus Bill in which one component – Schedule 4, Part 2 seeks the abolish the Native Title Respondent Scheme. This scheme supports access to fair and equitable justice by facilitating efficient and effective resolution of Native […]

2 months ago


Draft Updated Threat Abatement Plan for Predation by Feral Cats


Feral cats are a highly successful invasive pest species in Australia and are a key threat to over 140 nationally listed threatened species. They have played a major role in 27 of 34 mammal extinctions since 1788 and according to CSIRO estimates, kill approximately 1.8 billion species each year (equating to 2000 individuals every minute). […]

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2 months ago


The next phase of the Future Drought Fund


The FDF formally acknowledges the Australian Government’s commitment to building long-term resilience, given drought is a recurring feature of Australia’s natural environment and, as such, a recurring challenge for Australian farmers and rural communities. The NFF supports a range of recommendations to ensure the FDF achieves the best value for money for both industry and […]

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2 months ago


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