Farm Safety

St John Defibrillator Winners Announced

Victorian agricultural communities will be supported with lifesaving defibrillators thanks to the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) and St John Ambulance. VFF President Emma Germano today announced that seven St John defibrillators will be delivered for use in remote communities across…

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Win a free St John G5 Defibrillator

The Victorian Farmers Federation Making Our Farms Safer (VFF MOFS) team have partnered with St John Ambulance Victoria to give away seven automated external defibrillator (AED) to support Victorian farming communities. This give away is open to all Victorian farming communities.  To…

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Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme saves lives

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging Victorian farmers to claim a $1,200 rebate for two quad bike operator protection devices (OPDs) or a safer alternative farm vehicle before the Quad Bike Safety Rebate Scheme closes on 30 June 2020.…

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Disappointment over workplace manslaughter legislation

The Victorian Farmers Federation is disappointed with the passing of the State Government’s workplace manslaughter legislation without amendment last night. Ms Germano said “Workplace safety is a priority for every farming business; however the legislation that has passed through the…

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Aussie Farms charity status rightly revoked

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) and United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) are pleased to hear that the extreme animal activism group Aussie Farms have had their charity status revoked by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). “We absolutely welcome…

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Heavy-handed approach does nothing to protect farmers

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is deeply concerned about the flawed Industrial Manslaughter legislation that has been introduced into Parliament today, which will have a disproportional and cruel impact on family farms and businesses. “Family farms are unique businesses because…

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