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AgForce and Polaris Australia team up to improve farm safety

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

AgForce and Polaris Australia are joining together to help save lives and prevent accidents on farms by raising awareness of the importance of operating off-road vehicles correctly with the appropriate safety equipment.

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Toowoomba students among worst hit by ag education cut

Monday, 24 Sep 2018

Toowoomba and Darling Downs students will be among the worst affected by the Palaszczuk Government’s decision to cut funding for a hands-on agricultural education program, AgForce said today.

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Farmers urged to have their say on drought review

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Queensland farmers are being urged to have their say about the effectiveness of drought support measures by completing a new survey and taking part in an independent review that is now underway.

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Queenslanders urged to help save ag education program from axe

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

Queenslanders are being urged to help save a long-running children’s agricultural education program facing the axe as a result of State Government funding cuts.

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Farmers call for rebalancing of proposed Cape York water plan

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

The draft Cape York water plan must be revamped to encourage more agricultural development balanced with the protection of the unique environmental and cultural values of the region, AgForce said today.

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Queensland needs to be priority in new mobile black spots round

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Queensland locations should be a high priority in the next round of the Federal Government’s Mobile Black Spot program to help better connect communities and drive regional development, AgForce said today.

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Queensland kids to lose out from ag education cut

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Queensland school students will be the big losers from the Palaszczuk Government’s decision to cut funding for a hands-on agricultural education program that showcases where food comes from and highlights job opportunities in agriculture, AgForce said today.

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Drought affected farmers urge rethink on land use laws

Wednesday, 5 Sep 2018

AgForce is calling for a rethink on land use laws that have made it more complicated and difficult for farmers to feed their animals during times of drought.

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Minister misleading with mulga ‘mythbuster’

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

The Palaszczuk Government’s new vegetation management laws have made it more complicated and difficult for farmers to feed their animals during drought, AgForce said today.

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Council condemned for hiking rates of drought affected farmers

Thursday, 23 Aug 2018

Drought affected farmers in the South Burnett face more financial and emotional stress following the local council’s decision to hike rural rates by between eight and 17 per cent this year, AgForce Queensland said today.

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Latest cattle research showcased at Rockhampton field day

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Central Queensland cattle producers wanting to learn more about the latest industry research and development are encouraged to attend a free forum at Central Queensland University and the Belmont Research Station near Rockhampton next week.

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Additional government and community drought support welcome

Monday, 20 Aug 2018

New Federal Government drought relief measures and continued community support are a boost for Queensland farmers and regional towns that have been doing it tough for a long time, AgForce said today.

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AgForce to transition to new leadership team

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018

AgForce Queensland will transition to a new leadership team later this year with South Burnett cattle producer Georgie Somerset to become the new General President after Grant Maudsley chose not to re-nominate for the position following four years in the top job.

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Mental health support for drought-affected communities welcome

Monday, 13 Aug 2018

AgForce has welcomed the Queensland Premier’s announcement of funding for mental health and financial counselling services in drought-affected communities.

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Shorten should dump land laws plan to help farmers

Thursday, 9 Aug 2018

Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten should dump Labor’s plans to impose more restrictions on how farmers manage their land to show he was serious about regional economic development, a peak representative body for Queensland farmers said today.

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