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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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Commonwealth must support Basin Plan reform push

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has called on the Commonwealth Government to support recent moves in the Parliament to undertake much needed reform to Murray Darling Basin Plan.  VFF President Emma Germano welcomed the attempt by Nationals members who tried…

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Ministerial Council fails community again

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is disappointed that another Ministerial Council meeting was wasted yesterday.  All Basin Water Ministers came together with Federal Water Minister Pitt to discuss progress on the Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism.  VFF President Emma Germano…

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A new era for VFF Water

Today the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) announced the appointment of Andrew Leahy as the new VFF Water Council Chair replacing Richard Anderson.  VFF Policy Council Chair and President Emma Germano congratulated Andrew and thanked Richard for his tireless efforts in…

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Broken promises with 450 GL on-farm projects

The Victorian Farmers Federation is calling for a stop to on-farm water acquisition to meet the 450GL up water target in addition to the Murray Darling Basin Plan. VFF Water Council Chair Richard Anderson said he was disappointed the Commonwealth…

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