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AgForce applauds forward-looking $1.5M Labor pledge for cattle research

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019

AgForce has welcomed the $1.5 million funding promise from the Federal Labor Party for the Beef Central Queensland Livestock Centre of Excellence, a producer-led research program co-developed with...

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Manifestly inadequate fines fall short for terrifying home invasions

Monday, 15 Apr 2019

A $650 fine for a terrifying home invasion is considered manifestly inadequate by community & industry according to AgForce CEO Michael Guerin.The Queensland Government yesterday announced that...

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Overwhelming response from farmers brings about regional Reef hearings

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019

Sustained pressure from farmers from throughout Queensland reef catchments has persuaded the State Government to hold Reef Bill hearings in the affected regions, where the people it will affect live...

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Farmers targeted by activists fear for their families’ safety

Friday, 5 Apr 2019

Many of the farms currently being targeted by activists are run by families, not faceless corporations, as activists like Aussie Farms would have you believe, said AgForce Cattle President Will...

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Federal budget shows solid support for agricultural recovery and resilience

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2019

AgForce has welcomed the acknowledgement in the Federal Budget of agriculture’s vital contribution to our country, our lifestyle and our economy, and the need to support farmers through natural...

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#connectqld setting the scene for transport priorities across Queensland

Monday, 1 Apr 2019

Each year transport infrastructure moves more than 80 million tonnes of Australian agricultural output between farms, storage, processors and markets, and transport makes up 40% of a farmers’...

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Three clicks to reject the Reef regs

Monday, 1 Apr 2019

AgForce is urging all Australians who love the affordable, sustainable, high-quality food that we enjoy in this country to support our farmers and #RejectTheRegs.Signing the National Farmers’...

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Exporting Queensland's flawed land clearing laws won't fix the environment

Monday, 1 Apr 2019

Federal Labor’s plan to extend Queensland’s land clearing laws throughout the country will impose harsh penalties on farmers who are already leading the way in reducing their carbon...

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AgForce tries to make Government see sense on flawed Reef Bill

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

AgForce has gone in to bat for farmers throughout Queensland, making an impassioned and compelling submission at the public hearing in Brisbane into the State Government's deeply flawed Reef...

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Trespassing animal activists a tragedy waiting to happen

Monday, 25 Mar 2019

AgForce has called for aggressive animal activists who illegally enter primary enterprises like feedlots and farms to be subject to the full force of the law, saying it was only a matter of time...

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$300M Federal package gives NQ cattle industry hope and a helping hand

Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

The dollar-for-dollar disaster recovery grants announced today by the Federal Government will change the lives of thousands of cattle and sheep producers and offer hope to an industry suffering from...

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Queensland cattle industry applauds $6M investment in ‘grass cancer’ cure

Saturday, 23 Mar 2019

The Queensland beef industry has applauded a $6 million investment by the Federal Government and Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) to develop a solution to pasture dieback, a ‘grass...

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Grubby deal with radical greenies drives disastrous enviro outcomes

Friday, 22 Mar 2019

AgForce has demanded the State Government come clean on a pre-election deal with activist groups to enact their radical environmental policies lock, stock and barrel if Labor was re-elected.A...

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Long-awaited win for the bush as calls for improved connectivity are answered

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019

After three long years, AgForce’s calls for a digital tech hub for regional Queensland communities have been answered with the announcement today by Federal Minister for Regional Services and...

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Reef bill snub shows Government's true colours (It's green)

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

The State Government's refusal to adequately consult about its proposed reef protection legislation demonstrates its contempt for the views of primary producers and people living in regional...

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