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VFF holds 2020-21 Annual General Meeting

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) today held its 2020-21 Annual General Meeting online, attended by members from across Victoria.  VFF President Emma Germano said the AGM was an opportunity for members to hear from the organisation about how it managed…

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VFF announces Jane Lovell as new CEO

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today announced that Jane Lovell will join the organisation as its new Chief Executive Officer on 15 February 2021.  VFF President Emma Germano said she was excited to announce the appointment of Jane who…

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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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VFF announces election results

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) today announced the outcome of its elections for VFF President and Vice-President, as well as a number of VFF commodity groups and policy council positions. VFF Returning Officer and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Sheridan welcomed…

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VFF calls for freight vision

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling on the Victorian Government to head back to the drawing board after a disappointing budget result for regional freight infrastructure. VFF President David Jochinke said the Victorian Government needs to boost investment in…

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