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Federal Government drought support boost welcomed

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2018

AgForce has welcomed the extension of the Farm Household Allowance to provide additional short term relief for drought-affected farmers and is eager to work with the Federal and State Governments on an enduring, long-term drought policy.

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State Budget meets agriculture commitments but lacks vision

Tuesday, 12 Jun 2018

The State Budget delivers on the Palaszczuk Government's minimal election commitments for Queensland agriculture but won't drive the industry forward, AgForce said today.

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Fourth round of Mobile Black Spot funding welcomed

Monday, 11 Jun 2018

The announcement by the Federal Government yesterday that there will be a fourth round of the Mobile Black Spot Program has been welcomed by AgForce.

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AgForce outlines State Budget wish list

Thursday, 7 Jun 2018

An investment in road and rail infrastructure to help reduce the cost of transporting farm produce from paddock to plate, additional assistance for drought-affected communities and the continued roll-out of wild dog exclusion fencing top AgForce’s wish list for next week’s State Budget.

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Latest cattle research showcased at Gayndah field day

Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018

Queensland beef producers and agribusinesses wanting insights into the latest research on pasture dieback, cattle herds and genetics are encouraged to attend a free forum at the Brian Pastures Research Station near Gayndah this month.

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Drought tour welcome as communities cry out for more help

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018

AgForce is calling for immediate, additional support for drought-affected communities doing it tough and an overhaul of national drought policy to deliver better long-term outcomes in the wake of the Prime Minister’s visit this week.

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Scientific panel to examine full picture on vegetation management

Monday, 4 Jun 2018

AgForce has welcomed the establishment of an expert panel of eminent scientists to help the Australian beef industry examine vegetation management measures for the mutual benefit of agriculture and the environment.

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Drought still biting in more than half of Queensland

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Farming families in more than half of Queensland are still battling the devastating impact of drought while primary producers in some areas are now entering the recovery phase following welcome summer rainfall, AgForce said today.

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AgForce and NAB team up to better value our natural assets

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Queensland’s peak body for broadacre primary producers is joining forces with Australia’s largest agribusiness bank to drive improved land management practices that can assist both the agricultural and financial industries.

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AgForce and NAB team up to better value our natural assets

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Queensland’s peak body for broadacre primary producers is joining forces with Australia’s largest agribusiness bank to drive improved land management practices that can assist both the agricultural and financial industries.

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Federal Budget invests in some key areas for Qld farmers

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

The Federal Budget is “measured and forward looking” with some good investments in key priority areas for Queensland broadacre primary producers while overlooking other issues of immediate importance, AgForce said today.

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More support sought for drought-affected communities

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

With parts of Queensland now in their sixth year of drought, AgForce is seeking additional support from the Federal and State Governments for regional communities doing it tough.

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Dark day for Queensland agriculture

Friday, 4 May 2018

Today is a dark day for Queensland agriculture. New agricultural development opportunities have been shut down and sustainable food and fibre production will be more complex and costly as a result of flawed vegetation management laws passed in Queensland Parliament overnight.

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Thousands rally to demand fair laws for farmers

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Thousands upon thousands of passionate people have donned green shirts and rallied outside Parliament House in Brisbane, right throughout Queensland and via social media today to demand fair laws for farmers and highlight that farmers are the true environmentalists.

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Parliament House protest to call for fair laws for farmers

Friday, 27 Apr 2018

Queenslanders who support sustainable food and fibre production are being urged to take part in a Parliament House protest next week against proposed laws that will cause enormous social and economic upheaval for regional and rural communities.

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