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Farm Safety Week 2018: 16-22 July "Innovative, Safe & Healthy"

Australia's farm sector has significantly improved its safety record, but there is always more work to be done, this is the message from Farmsafe Australia Chairman, Charles Armstrong.

Decision on piecework provisions a relief for farmers

Yesterday, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in the matter of Fair Work Ombudsman v Tao Hu & Ors, a civil prosecution the Fair Work Ombudsman (Ombudsman) commenced against a labour hire operator and a Queensland mushroom grower.

EMS Rural Exports licence suspension

The National Farmers' Federation, Sheep Producers Australia and Western Australian Farmers note the overnight decision by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (the regulator) to suspend the live export licence of EMS Rural Exports.

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The people and the facts behind Australia's livestock export industry

Australia’s sheep export industry contributes more than $250 million to our nation every year. Revenue that is critical to farmers; businesses and workers across the supply chain; and regional communities – many who are already doing it tough.

Prime Minister launches Talking 2030

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launched a new initiative by the NFF and Telstra which aims to spark a conversation about Australia’s farming future.

Energy: Powering Farm Business

Australian farmers require affordable, reliable and increasing lowering emissions energy sources. Agriculture also recognises the role it can play in meeting our nation's emissions targets.

NFF 2016-2017 Annual Review

Look back at the year that was for the National Farmers' Federation and it's state and commodity members in the 2016-2017 Annual Review.

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.

NFF NATIONAL CONGRESS, 17-18 OCTOBER 2018

The NFF's 2018 National Congress will be held on 17-18 October at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra. The theme this year is Diversify. The program will highlight how diverse thinking can shape the farm sector’s future in a range of areas, including our people, our farms, our leaders and our markets. More information will be available soon. In the meantime please contact Amanda Tankey for more information

Talking 2030 Roundtables

Goondiwindi, QLD, 12-13 July 2018
Register to attend at www.talking2030.com.au

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