agriculture

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VFF warns councils against farm rates shock

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging rural and regional local government councils to avoid inequitable rate increases for farmers in the face of record farmland sales across the state.  VFF President Emma Germano said farmers are increasingly becoming concerned…
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Rating system change a win for farmers

 The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has welcomed a proposed change to the way farmland is valued for the purposes of local government rates following the release of the Victorian Government’s response to its Local Government Rating System Review.  VFF President…
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VFF backs ACCC report into unfair trading environment

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the recommendations of the ACCC’s Perishable Agricultural Goods Inquiry Report and supports calls for new fair trading law to address harmful practices arising from bargaining power imbalance. VFF Chicken Meat Group President Vince Croston…
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Budget boosts agriculture to lead economic recovery

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the focus on agriculture in this year’s Federal Budget and says the budget measures will better equip agriculture to help lead Australia’s economic recovery. VFF President David Jochinke said farmers were generally satisfied with…
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Agriculture fuelled for the future

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the Federal Government’s $211 million dollar investment for Australia’s fuel security and says the decision will help secure the essential fuel needed to keep Victoria’s agriculture industry moving. VFF Grains Group President Ashley Fraser…
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