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Agriculture pleased to continue fruitful collaboration with Federal Coalition

Sunday, 19 May 2019

AgForce congratulates the Coalition Government on its re-election and looks forward to its continued support for Australian agriculture as the sector strives to become an environmentally sustainable...

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Better internet could add $20 billion to value of primary production

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Improving internet and phone services in rural and remote areas would produce a thousand-fold return on investment, with latest research showing that better connectivity could increase national...

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Bipartisan support for improving connectivity in the bush welcomed by AgForce

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

AgForce has welcomed announcements by both major political parties towards improving telecommunications infrastructure in regional, rural and remote communities after advocating for this critical...

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AgForce welcomes government recognition of ongoing drought

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

AgForce has welcomed further recognition by the State Government of the crippling drought that continues to grip Queensland, while calling for a bipartisan approach to the issue.Despite recent good...

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AgForce moves to protect Reef, the environment, and members’ data

Thursday, 2 May 2019

AgForce has moved quickly to protect the Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland environment and the integrity of its members’ data, following the introduction into Parliament of the Reef...

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Proposed crackdown on animal extremists music to farmers' ears

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

The State Opposition’s proposed introduction of a Private Members Bill for harsher penalties for animal extremists has been welcomed by AgForce CEO Michael Guerin.The Opposition is proposing...

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New class 1 agricultural notice makes moving farm machinery easier

Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019

Moving farm machinery is easier from today across large parts of regional Australia thanks to a new single National Class 1 Agricultural Vehicle and Combination Notice that removes the need to apply...

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New bridge at Mundubbera a win for connecting local communities

Friday, 26 Apr 2019

AgForce General President Georgie Somerset today welcomed the announcement by Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack of a $20 million upgrade to the John Peterson Bridge in the North Burnett.Mrs...

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Global warming, erosion, mulga deserts and Labor's flawed eco plan

Friday, 26 Apr 2019

Higher carbon emissions, greater erosion, less sustainable agriculture and the creation of vast ‘tree deserts’ throughout central Australia will be the inevitable result of Federal...

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National Farmers’ Federation and AgForce to launch Federal election campaign in Rocky

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

With Queensland looming as a key battleground in the upcoming Federal election, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has chosen Rockhampton, Australia’s beef capital, to launch its...

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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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