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Nominations open for new VFF Committees

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is excited to open nominations for its newly formed policy committees; Farming Systems, Infrastructure and Transport, and Workforce and Social Infrastructure. VFF Returning Officer, Jane Lovell said that the new committees had been formed to…

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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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VFF reveals framework for the future

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has revealed its Strategic Plan for 2021-2026 and its vision to enable a secure farming future for Victorians and generations to come. VFF President Emma Germano said the outline to evolve and modernise the VFF…

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Farmers give Nillumbik pointed spray

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling out Nillumbik Council’s anti-farming plan to ban the use of barbed wire and glyphosate.  VFF President Emma Germano said that barbed wire stopped cattle and sheep getting on roads, protecting public safety.  “Barbed…

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VFF seeks next generation of industry leaders

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging emerging industry leaders to nominate in the upcoming VFF Livestock Group and VFF Water Council elections.  The VFF Livestock group has called for nominations to fill five vacancies representing the regions of Glenelg,…

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VFF calls for storm assistance

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) wrote to the Victorian Government last week urging them to provide assistance to farmers recovering from the June storm and flood event.  VFF President Emma Germano said the VFF requested government grants to help farming…

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VFF welcomes Ag visa breakthrough

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today welcomed reports the Federal Government will introduce an agriculture specific visa.  The visa will provide Australian farms access to workers from the UK in addition to the ten ASEAN nations. VFF President Emma…

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UDV announces Vice-President election results

United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) today announced Mark Billing as the successful candidate for the role of UDV Vice-President at the online UDV Annual Meeting.  VFF Returning Officer and Chief Executive Officer Jane Lovell welcomed and congratulated Mr Billing on…

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