The VFF is a Powerful Voice

With every member we gain, our voice becomes stronger.

Being a member of state’s most powerful farm lobby group gives you assurance that your needs and requirements as a farmer are always considered.

Your commitment to the VFF ensures we can continue doing what we do best – fighting for the rights of Victorian farmers like you. 

Call VFF Membership Services on 1300 882 833 for more information or to join.

Membership Benefits 

 
Workplace Relations Service

Our unrivalled workplace relations service offers members with expert advice for heavily reduced fees.

Members can choose to upgrade their membership at any time to include the essential Employment Handbook.

   
Government Representation

The VFF has a powerful voice with all levels of government. Members benefit from our influence and expertise and we have a long track record in delivering positive outcomes for farmers.

Undoubtedly without our voice, the interests of members would be under-represented.

 
 
Policy Advice

Members can access a team of VFF experts who can provide advice on areas such as water, land management, planning, safety and employment.

   
online resources     

We have developed resources to assist members will all areas of farming. Many of these resources are included in your membership fee, while others are heavily discounted.

 
 
Networking & Events

We offer an extensive calendar of workshops and forums to provide members with the opportunity to learn and network. Events are regularly held on topics such as animal welfare, energy, land management and planning, financial advice and support and business planning.

   
Safety Advice & Information

The VFF’s Workplace Relations department offers members a range of products and services to assist farmers in understanding and complying with the full range of health and safety measures in Victoria.
    

 
 
Publications & Updates

The Victorian Farmer is a quarterly publication sent to all VFF members. This magazine provides a thorough update on all industry issues as well as features on industry leaders. Our various commodity groups also produce publications that are an important benefit of membership.

Members can remain up to date by accessing our Weekly eNewsletter Update as well as subscribing to receive SMS announcements via mobile phone.

   
Legal Panel

Members can save 10% on their legal fees as well as accessing one free hour of counsel from our expert panel of lawyers. This hand-selected group specialise in agriculture.

 

benefits at a Glance

Lobbying & Advocacy 

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

National & State Government Representation

 X

 X

 X

X

X

Direct access to the VFF leadership group 

 X

 X

 -

-

-

Pathway to Local Government

 X

 X

X

X

X

Voting rights at AGM / Conference

 2 votes

 -

 1 vote

-

1 vote

Commodity group voting rights & access to policy
advisory committees

 2 votes

 -

 -

 -

 -


Expert Advice

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

3-hour free farm safe audit

X

X

 X    

X

-

Free policy consultation (valued at $150 per hour)
General policy areas include:

  • Native vegetation
  • Planning
  • Local Government rates
  • Land valuations
  • Drainage
  • Water bills
  • Domestic & stock water

 4 hours free
($600 value)

2 hours free
($300 value)

 2 hours free
($300 value)

 2 hours free
($300 value)

 1 hour free
($150 value)

Access to the VFF Legal Panel (first hour free &
10% discount on rates)

X

X

 X

 
X

X

Expert advice on succession planning, planning law,
family law, commercial law

 X

 X

X

X

X


Workplace Relations

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

Tailor Made Package             

  • Includes the VFF Employment Relations Handbook Package
  • Unlimited tailored advice (verbal)
  • 4 hours p/a of tailored written advice on complex workplace relations matters

 VFF Membership
+ $795

 VFF
Membership
+ $795

  -

-

-

Your Business Package  

  • Includes the VFF Employment Relations Handbook Package
  • 3 hours p/a of tailored written advice on complex workplace relations matters

 VFF Membership + $475

VFF
Membership
+ $475

 N/A

N/A

N/A

Employment Relations Package           

  • VFF Employment Relations Handbook Package
  • 1 hour telephone advice call
  • Reduced fee on tailored advice

 VFF Membership
+ $137

 VFF
Membership
+ $137

   VFF
Membership
+ $137

VFF
Membership
+ $137

VFF
Membership
+ $137

All VFF Members

  • 2 telephone calls p/a
  • Reduced fee on tailored advice

 Included in m/ship

 Included in
 m/ship

 Included in
m/ship

 Included in
m/ship

-


Tools, Guidelines & Checklists

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

2 free credit checks per membership (Valued at $100)

X

 X

-

-

-

Weekly eNews update & commodity newsletters

 X

 X

X

X

X

Hot Issues Alert - IR Briefing Paper

Workplace relations packages only

 Workplace
relations
packages
only

Workplace
relations
packages
only

Workplace
relations
packages
only

Workplace
relations
packages
only

Victorian Farmer delivered 4 times a year (RRP $50)

 X

X

X

X

X

Exclusive access to members-only content at www.VFF.org.au

 X

 X

X

X

X

SMS alerts on new member offers, policy updates & news 

X

X

X

X

X

'Proud to be a VFF member' sticker 

X

X

X

X

X


Financial Support

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

Emergency natural disaster support

X

X

X

X

X

Abilty to apply for natural disaster grains, if applicable

X
           

X
           

 X
           

 X
           

 X
           


Discounts & Savings

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

Exclusive discounts through VFF Member Advantage: including WFI insurance,  
Momentum Energy, Suncorp, Nissan & more!
Click here for full details.

X

 X

X

X

X


Networking & Events

Commercial

Farm Manager

Small Farming

Lifestyle

YAPs

Access to training courses & workshops on technology, succession planning,
business planning & wealth management

X

 X

 X

 X

 X

Annual member forums

X
           

X
           

 X
           

 X
           

 X
           

Exclusive invitations to attend events through your local branch

 X

 X

X

X

X

Invitation to attend the annual VFF Conference

X

 X

X

X

X