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International agricultural exporters reaffirm commitment to 'rules-based' global trading system

On Saturday 9 December in Buenos Aires, Argentina National Farmers' Federation President Ms Fiona Simson joined with the President of Sociedad Rual Argentina, Mr Daniel Pelegrina, and counterparts from 14 farm representative organisations across 10 countries to make a strong statement in support of a global rules based trading system.

NFF welcomes swearing in of Barnaby Joyce as Agriculture and Water Resources Minister

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed Barnaby Joyce back to the Deputy Prime Ministership and to the Agriculture and Water Resources Portfolio.

EDITORIAL: Bush Communications Coalition celebrates one year together

Anyone who lives in a rural or regional area knows the pain of poor telecommunications services. We often hear stories of people pulling their hair out trying to run businesses, apply new technologies and educate their kids on small data allowances and unreliable connections.

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UPDATED: Food, Fibre & Forestry Facts

By 2020, half of the world’s population will be on Australia’s northern doorstep, representing unparalleled opportunities for Australia’s economy, especially our dynamic farm sector.

New campaign calls for common sense on farm machinery movement red tape

A National Farmers’ Federation-led (NFF) campaign is calling on Government to restore common sense to heavy farm machinery movement regulations.

Farm leaders call for meaningful change on gender diversity

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) and the Australian Agricultural Company (AACo) are leading a call to agribusinesses to even the gender ledger on their Boards and in their senior executive ranks.

NFF Committees and Taskforces

Find out more about NFF Committees and Taskforces. What Committees are there? What's the difference between a Taskforce and Committee? How does membership work? What do Committees do? Am I represented?

Submissions to Government

A full rundown on submissions the NFF has made to various Federal Government departments, agencies and inquiries.

Celebrating National Agriculture Day – well done Australia!

On Tuesday 21 November, Australians from Bondi to Broome, Tassie to the Top End celebrated the first National Agriculture Day. More than 50 AgDay events, big and small, were held across the country throughout the day. On social media, #AgDay posts reached more than 8 million social media users – providing great personal firsthand accounts of Australia’s remarkable farm sector.

Thank you Australia!


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