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September 2015

Angry farmers will hit the streets over China deal and it’s about time - heraldsun.com.au

It appears the farmers are about to take to the streets over the China-Australia free trade agreement.

Malcolm Turnbull turns ups heat on Labor over China trade deal - afr.com

The Turnbull government has fast-tracked legislation for the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement in a bid to pressure Labor over the deal, while New Zealand...

China FTA delay 'reckless': NFF - farmweekly.com.au

FARM groups have rallied behind the introduction of enabling legislation into the House of Representatives today on the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement...

Dairy farmers threaten to march on Melbourne if China-Australia FTA is not ratified soon - weeklytimesnow.com.au

It comes as the National Farmers’ Federation will today release new figures that show agriculture stands to lose a massive $18 billion in the next decade...

Farming lobby welcomes new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull - weeklytimesnow.com.au

FARMING groups have broadly welcomed new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and declared they want Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce to continue in his role.

National Farmers Federation warns $18 billion could be lost if China trade deal isn't ratified - abc.net.au

The National Farmers Federation is warning that $18 billion dollars worth of potential agricultural trade with China risks being lost if a Free Trade Agreement...

ACRI backs China FTA - farmweekly.com.au

AN expert in Australia-China relations has backed farmers and the Abbott government's views about the strength of local labour protections in the Chinese-Australia...

China FTA: big business steps up to accentuate the positives - theaustralian.com.au

The Australian Minerals Council is joining the National Farmers Federation and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to run a similar campaign,...

Summerfruit Australia joins National Farmers’ Federation - weeklytimesnow.com.au

SUMMERFRUIT Australia has become the latest organisation to join the National Farmers’ Federation ranks.

August 2015

ChAFTA campaign hits overdrive - theland.com.au

THE National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has teamed up with the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI),...

Farmers gear up for FTA fight - theland.com.au

AUSTRALIAN farmers are gearing up to launch a vigorous defence of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) next week with like-minded industry...

Farmers launch campaign calling for China Free Trade Agreement to be ratified - abc.net.au

The National Farmers Federation is worried ratification of a Free Trade Agreement with China risks being held up and it's launched a campaign calling for...

NFF musters support online - theland.com.au

THE National Farmers' Federation has launched a new website calling for public support and donations to help its campaign backing free trade agreements.

National Farmers’ Federation urges haste in new water buyback cap - weeklytimesnow.com.au

FARMERS in the Murray Darling Basin are suffering through the most “dramatic and painful adjustment in living history” as communities shrink in the...

NBN drives remote families to data despair - theaustralian.com.au

It was supposed to shrink distance, “future-proof” us all and help turn this vast nation into one that truly exploits its landmass, rather than at...

July 2015

NFF working with supermarkets to develop industry-wide response to worker exploitation in agriculture - weeklytimesnow.com.au

THE National Farmers’ Federation is working with supermarket giants on an industry-wide response to worker exploitation in the agriculture industry...

Andrew Forrest teams up with the NFF to promote Australian food - weeklytimesnow.com.au

MINING magnate Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has thrown his support behind the National Farmers Federation in its promotion of Australian food and agricultural...

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