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NFF welcomes TPP signing, urges swift ratification

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed the formal signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Auckland today and urged the swift ratification of the agreement so as to create new export opportunities for Australian agriculture and to further build the sector’s contribution to the national economy.

Petition Launched Against Proposed Backpackers' Tax

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), along with its member organisations, has today launched a campaign encouraging the Federal Government not to proceed with the proposed ‘backpacker tax’ which will erode the agriculture workforce and the prosperity of regional communities.

Agriculture skills to grow under new organisation

Skills in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries will be bolstered following today’s announcement in Canberra by Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, Luke Hartsuyker MP, of a new organisation to deliver training packages.

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E-Petition: Stop the Backpacker Tax!

The NFF is calling on the Federal Government to stop a proposed tax of $32.5% on backpacker wages. Sign our e-petition to support rural and regional economies.

2014-15 Annual Review and Yearbook

The 2014-15 Annual Review & Yearbook includes feature articles and reports on the NFF's highlights, achievements and policy portfolio areas

2015 Regional Wellbeing Survey

There’s still time to take part in the 2015 Regional Wellbeing Survey, which is open until midnight on the 1st of December 2015.

Sustainable Agricultural Employment & Labour Contracting Guide

Learn how Australian farmers are committed to sustainable agricultural employment and labour contracting, through adoption of practices aligned with existing legal obligations and measures to promote fairness at work.

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.


On the 12 December 2015, Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, announced three new initiatives led by the NFF that promise to digitally transform Australian agriculture, including a bold new online platform for farmers; the NFF Digital Agriculture Service; and a new incubator for agricultural start-ups and technologies. To find out more, please visit:


NFF and its 31 Member Bodies are working together to develop a more unified platform, known as Project Streamline & Strengthen, for Australian farmers on national agricultural issues. To find out more about this process, please visit:


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