Ryan Maloney

Ryan Maloney

Basin communities hung out to dry

Farming communities have been betrayed as the Albanese Government secured changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan in the Senate recently. VFF Water Council Chair Andrew Leahy said the Albanese Government had trampled over previous commitments it had made to…

New VFF UDV Policy Council leaders unveiled

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We’ve announced the outcome of elections required to finalise the appointment of the United Dairy Farmers of Victoria (VFF UDV) Policy Council. The following candidates have been successful for the VFF-UDV Policy Council: VFF UDV President Gippsland Regional Representative Northern…

Farmer issues raised the world over

Our CEO Brendan Tatham met with representatives from the American-based Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) this morning in Melbourne. Like us here at the Victorian Farmers Federation, but on the other side of the world, they represent farmers and advocate for…

VFF unveils biggest ever membership overhaul

We’ve completely overhauled our membership packages and offering, introducing a four-tiered membership structure that makes it easier than ever to join Victoria’s peak agriculture and farming lobby group. The new structure represents the largest-ever overhaul of the VFF’s membership options…

Farmers fed up with Basin politics

The recent Senate Report into the Murray-Darling Basin Plan further demonstrates that rural communities are being treated as political pawns. VFF Water Council Chair Andrew Leahy said farmers and rural communities deserve better from decision makers on an issue that…