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Farm Biosecurity

Protecting our industry The VFF is committed to ensuring Victoria has a robust and well resourced biosecurity system that sees government and industry working together to protect the agriculture industry. All farmers need to play their part in protecting biosecurity…

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Foot and Mouth Disease Resources

Protecting Victorian livestock In May 2022, an outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) was reported in cattle in Indonesia and has since spread to Bali. An incursion of the virus would have severe consequences for Australia’s animal health and…

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2022 Federal Election

As we enter the last stretch of the campaign, do you know which candidates have the interests of Victorian agriculture and our regional communities at heart? Most importantly, where do they stand on the issues that matter to you? To…

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Fair Rates for Farmers

In 2020 the VFF wrote to all Local Government Councils seeking their acknowledgement of the rating inequity faced by Victorian farmers and to ensure that councils did not implement unfair rate increases for farmers. Despite our success with some councils…

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Protecting your rights: Riverside camping rules

What you need to know about licensed river frontage camping The Victorian Government is pursuing a policy to allow camping on Crown Land river frontages that are licensed by Victorian farmers. Under pressure from the VFF and other stakeholders the…

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Western Victoria Transmission Network Project

Standing up for farmers in the West The Victorian Farmers Federation is supporting its members impacted by the proposed Western Victoria Transmission Network Project. The proposed route for the project cuts through valuable and productive farmland producing potatoes, livestock, cereal…

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Fingerboards Sand Mine

VFF Helps secure sand mine win The Victorian Government’s move to block the Fingerboards sand mine in East Gippsland is a win for local farmers who fought with the VFF to ensure there was a rigorous process to consider the…

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Wrong Tax, Wrong Time: Say no to the Windfall Gains Tax

Victoria’s new rezoning tax The Victorian Farmers Federation is opposed to the Victorian Government’s proposed windfall gains tax that was introduced into Parliament on 12 October 2021.  This tax couldn’t come at a worse time for regional Victoria. The VFF…

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Your Right to Repair

The VFF’s campaign for the right to repair farm machinery Barriers to the repair of farm machinery such as difficulty accessing parts and restrictions on using independent repairers are serious and long standing for Australian agriculture.  Farmers do not share…

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