Close collaboration with our nearest regional neighbours is an important part of the Australian Fisheries Management Authority’s (AFMA) efforts towards combatting and preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) has welcomed the passing of the Queensland Government’s Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill that legislates farm debt mediation in Queensland.
The Federal Government continues to deliver on mobile phone coverage in rural, regional, and remote Australia said Federal Minister for Regional Communications Fiona Nash.
WAFarmers congratulates WA Labor, which convincingly won in the 2017 WA State Election.
Victorian farmers are claiming a major victory as Victorian State Parliament passed the Victorian Government’s Resources Legislation Amendment (Fracking) Bill 2016, making Victoria the first Australian state to permanently ban fracking.
WAFarmers is seeking a commitment from the political parties in the lead up to the State Election to improve and facilitate greater access for Restricted Access Vehicles (RAV) 4, as part of their State Election Policy Platform.
The Government has listened to the concerns of farmers and will make improvements to the delivery of the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) payment, to make it easier for those who are experiencing hardship.
Victorian farmers are being crippled by unacceptable telecommunications access and more effort is needed to bridge the digital divide between city and country areas, according to VFF.