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Animal activists target farmers in the night

This morning, the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) discovered graffiti and paint on the NFF building in Canberra. The slogan “Ban Live Exports” was spray painted across the NFF building sign, with more paint and foul language scribbled on the front and rear entrance doors.

Coastal shipping reform is good for the economy: NFF

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) says legislative reform to coastal shipping rules outlined by the Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Warren Truss, in a speech from Sydney today, will be good for farmers and good for the Australian economy.

Farm Infrastructure Tax Concessions

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is supporting calls by the Minister for Agriculture, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, to bring forward the commencement date for accelerated depreciation for fodder, fencing, silos and water upgrades.

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NFF 2013-14 Annual Review

The 2013-14 Annual Review includes feature articles and reports on the NFF's highlights, achievements and policy portfolio areas.

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.


The Salvation Army has launched the Salvos Rural Appeal, an initiative which provides practical and emotional support to farmers and families in need. For more information, or to donate, please visit the website or phone 13 72 58.


The UN has declared 2015 the International Year of Soils (IYS). The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions. For more, visit the official website here.


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