Membership of the VFF also incorporates support for effective national representation through a range of national affiliations including membership of the National Farmers' Federation (NFF) and Peak Commodity Councils.
In addition to national representative bodies, the VFF also holds professional affiliations with a range of other state based representative bodies, as listed below.
National Farmers Federation
The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing farmers and, more broadly, agriculture across Australia.
Australian Dairy Farmers
ADF is the national voice of Australia's dairy farmers providing strong leadership and representation for the continued growth of internationally competitive, innovative and sustainable dairy farm businesses.
Sheepmeat Council of Australia
The Sheepmeat Council of Australia (SCA) is the nation's peak body representing and promoting the national and international interests of lamb and sheepmeat producers in Australia.
WoolProducers Australia is the peak national body for the wool growing industry in Australia. It is the national voice on behalf of producers, advocating their interests to the Commonwealth and industry stakeholders in Australia and abroad.
Goat Industry Council of Australia
The Goat Industry Council of Australia is the peak national body representing the interests of goat producers. The Council's objective and purpose is to represent and promote the national interests of Australian goat meat, fibre and dairy producers.
Horticulture Australia Limited
HAL is a national research, development and marketing organisation. It works in partnership with the horticulture sector to invest in programs that provide benefit to the Australian horticultural industry.
APL is a producer-owned company delivering integrated services that enhance the viability of Australia's pig producers. It aims to enhance opportunities for the sustainable growth of the Australian pork industry by delivering integrated marketing, innovation and policy services along the pork industry supply chain.
Cattle Council of Australia
The objective of the Council is to represent and promote the interests of Australian beef cattle producers through wide and regular consultation with, and policy advice to, key industry organisations, relevant Federal Government Departments and other bodies regarding issues of national and international importance.
Australia Chickenmeat Federation
ACMF is the peak coordinating body for participants in the chicken meat industries in Australia.
Australian Egg Corporation Limited
The Australian Egg Corporation (AECL) is a producer owned company which integrates marketing, research and development and policy services for the benefit of all stakeholders.