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Updating Australia’s Strategy for Nature 2019-2030


In recognition that Australian biodiversity has been on a downward trajectory for several decades, the largest of any continent in the past 200 years, it is the position of NFF that national biodiversity targets are developed with the appropriate level of ambition and outline a clear path whereby positive, measurable action is delivered across local, […]

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2 weeks ago


Final report concludes mandatory code only way to address poultry sector issues


The National Farmers’ Federation has today released its final 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 poultry meat supply chain and the impact these […]

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2 weeks ago


Coalition, Greens and independents unite to back farmers


Australian farmers welcome the support of Coalition, Greens and independent MPs, who voted together in opposition to the Biosecurity Protection Levy in the lower house today. National Farmers’ Federation President David Jochinke said while farmers were disappointed to see the controversial levy progress to the Senate, it was encouraging to see MPs validating the industry’s […]

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3 weeks ago


Farmers welcome revised New Vehicle Efficiency Standard, but remain alert on impacts


Farmers welcome amendments announced today to delay timelines for the New Vehicle Efficiency Standard legislation, but continue to warn impacts may still be felt by Australian farmers. National Farmers’ Federation President David Jochinke was pleased the Federal Government had listened to producers’ concerns, easing the targets set for utes and some 4WDs. “Farmers support emissions […]

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3 weeks ago


Statement on live cattle class action delay


Comments attributable to NFF President, David Jochinke Recent news that the Government has requested a nine month delay in proceedings will be a bitter blow to victims of the illegal 2011 live cattle export ban.  I was in the Territory when this news broke, and I’ve seen how visibly angry and upset this has made […]

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3 weeks ago


US pull back on vehicle emissions timings should sound warning in Australia


The National Farmers’ Federation says news overnight the United States Environmental Protection Agency has altered the timelines of its vehicle emission standards because of impacts on consumers and manufacturers should serve as a caution to the Australian Government about the potential impacts of the proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standards (NVES). NFF President David Jochinke said […]

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4 weeks ago


NFF urges parliament to side with farmers on biosecurity levy


The National Farmers’ Federation is sending a message to politicians to do the right thing by Australian farmers as debate on the controversial Biosecurity Protection Levy kicks off in the House of Representatives today. NFF President David Jochinke said despite the mounting evidence the levy was poor policy and should be scrapped, the Government had […]

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4 weeks ago


Supermarkets gouge growers millions in rebates alone


The Senate Select Committee on Supermarket Prices continues its hearings in Melbourne today, having heard repeated incidences of poor – if not unconscionable – behaviour by supermarkets from consumers and growers alike in Hobart and yesterday in Orange.  Chair of the NFF Horticulture Council Jolyon Burnett said evidence and testimony from growers and industry representatives had […]

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1 month ago


National forum tackles farmer mental health


Leaders in agriculture and mental health will meet today at a national forum to zero in on farmer mental health and wellbeing and what needs to be done. National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is convening the forum in Melbourne following a survey last year revealing almost a third of farmers reported a decline in their mental […]

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1 month ago


NFF celebrates International Women’s Day opening applications for Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program


To celebrate International Women’s Day 2024, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) proudly launches applications for its flagship Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program. The program provides mentoring for aspiring female leaders who want to influence the future of Australian agriculture. Open to 12 participants nationwide, the program provides a unique opportunity for women to clarify their […]

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