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Charles Everist

Glenelg Shire rates ripoff

Under Glenelg Shire Council’s 2022/23 Draft Budget, total rate revenue will increase from $25.1million to a staggering $28.8 million. The average rates for a farm assessment will increase from $2,877 to $3,538 – representing a 23% increase, whilst the average…

Farmers take the Paddock to Parliament

Victorian Farmers descended on Spring Street on Wednesday 8 June to engage with parliamentarians at the first Paddock to Parliament event. After a two year hiatus caused by pandemic lockdowns, the event was a great opportunity to reconnect with the…

March Policy Council 2022

The VFF Policy Council met on Wednesday 9 March 2022 at Farrer House. Policy Council discussed issues including farm crime, low emission vehicles, right to repair, traditional owner water, animal welfare, the recent ecosystem decline parliamentary inquiry and other operational…

Southern Rural Water customer survey

VFF is encouraging Southern Rural Water customers to take part in the SRW Customer and Community Survey. Over the next 12 months SRW is planning services and pricing under its 2023 to 2028 Water Pricing submission to the Essential Services…

Have your say on water rights

The VFF is encouraging Victorian farmers to have your say on water rights in the Murray Darling Basin as part of a research survey conducted by Adelaide University. This survey is designed to explore your views about water trading and…