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Historic agreement with Japan falls short

Speaking from a press conference in Tokyo this evening, the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, has announced completion of a Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement.

Encouraging a specific focus on water infrastructure

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) welcomes the establishment of a ministerial group that will investigate water infrastructure projects, announced today by the Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce.

‘Repeal Day’ sets the scene for much-needed reform

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has today welcomed ‘Repeal Day’, acknowledging the Australian Government’s work to lessen the burden for businesses to comply with unnecessary and costly legislation and regulation.

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Snapshot of red tape costs on farm in Australia 2014

To further inform policy discussions on red tape reduction, the NFF has released a report that updates work from 2007: A snapshot of the red tape costs on farms in Australia. The report analyses administrative and compliance costs associated with a sample of farm operations.

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?

NFF drought relief package

The NFF has developed a package that includes a range of recommendations to address the needs of farmers and communities amidst the current drought.

Submissions to Government

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

NFF National Congress 2014

Australian agriculture's premier event, the NFF Congress will be held again in October 2014.

Further detail on the congress will be made available soon.

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