The NFF supports harmonisation in meeting these objectives and stresses the need to improve efficiency of current structures, rather than create unnecessary and duplicative processes. The NFF welcomes the current Government’s commitment to the harmonisation of agvet training across Australia and is supportive of reforms that would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the current system. There are however, a number of issues that need to be addressed by the ACTG before the NFF can support the draft proposal.
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