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NFF President's Address to 2018 National Congress

What an honour it is to address my first National Congress as NFF President. I would like to start by welcoming the farmers who have travelled to be with us today.

Especially for those farmers who are managing drought, I know it is a very difficult time to be away from home.

Senate urged to unlock farm sector growth with TPP-11

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) says passage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11) through the Australian Parliament will be an important test of the Parliament’s commitment to farm sector growth and trade liberalisation.

Statement on the Prime Minister’s Farm Labour Announcement

Today’s announcement by the Prime Minister asking farmers to report their employment needs is a shallow attempt at solving a deep problem.

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The NFF Energy Policy

The National Farmers’ Federation is calling for a national energy policy that provides affordability and reliability and which supports a towards reduced emissions energy supply.

Farm Facts

Food, Fibre & Forestry Facts is published annually by the NFF as a compendium of useful and authoritative facts and figures about Australian agriculture, based on fully attributed data from independent sources.

A comprehensive guide to available drought assistance options

Farmers managing drought may be able to access support for needs ranging from livestock fodder, everyday living expenses and access to financial and health services.

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.

Registrations are now open at

Contact Amanda Tankey, email: for more information

National Agriculture Day 2018

On November 21 Australia will pause to celebrate the remarkable contribution of Australian agriculture.
This year we will support the theme of community through the hashtag #growforgood.


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