National Farmers' Federation

The impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities

The NFF’s 28 April 2017 submission highlighted key lessons in planning and consultation from the recent defence land acquisition process in the Townsville and Shoalwater Bay. NFF’s submission flags the need for a longer term approach to land use planning by State Governments is required that recognises the need to prioritise farming land for agriculture to ensure that land use conflicts are avoided.……

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