Displaying items by tag: National Farmers Federation

Friday, 10 January 2020 10:12

Oz getting hotter and drier — report

Last year was officially Australia’s hottest and driest year on record, according to the country’s Bureau of Meteorology.

Published in General News
Monday, 06 January 2020 15:00

Oz farmers suffer heavy losses - NFF

Australian farmers have lost significant livestock in bushfires raging across the country, says National Farmers' Federation President Fiona Simson.

Published in General News
Friday, 21 September 2018 08:55

Australia looks at agricultural visa

Australian farmers are throwing their support behind a proposed agricultural visa, which the Government could soon introduce to ease the worker shortage on farms.

Published in Agribusiness
Saturday, 05 March 2016 11:55

Opposition grows to Aussie backpackers’ tax

Opposition to the Australian Federal Government's proposed 'backpacker tax' is garnering support.

Published in World News
Friday, 20 November 2015 10:18

Aussie politicians unite on China FTA

Australian farmers are hailing bipartisan support for a free trade deal signed with China.

Published in World News
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 10:00

Oz farmers welcome ‘formidable team’

Australian farmers say Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s credentials will support the enormous potential of their agriculture sector.

Published in World News
Thursday, 20 August 2015 08:00

Aussie farmers hopes pinned on TPP

Australian farmers are throwing their support behind TPP despite last month’s failure by trade ministers to seal a deal.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 10:57

Record farm production buoys producers

Australian farm production is expected to top A$53 billion this year.

Published in World News
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 11:25

Backpacker tax looms in Australia

Australian farmers are worried that a proposed 'backpacker tax' will cause labour shortages on farms.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2012 14:20

Joint call to pull down trade barriers

The peak agricultural bodies of New Zealand and Australia have united in calling for a truly comprehensive and generally liberalising Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement from day one of implementation.

Published in General News

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