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VFF welcomes ACCC chicken meat processor crackdown

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) crackdown on chicken meat processers and any potential unfair contract terms in the industry. VFF Chicken Meat President Colin Peel said he hoped the move would result…

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VFF Water Workshops set for Victoria’s north

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is hosting a series of irrigator workshops in Echuca, Tatura, Numurkah and Mildura throughout June. Northern Victorian Water Resource Manager, Dr Mark Bailey and Aither Director, Chris Olszak will provide fan informative session on the…

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VFF UDV Election Wannon Region Announcement

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is pleased to announce the outcome of the VFF United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) Wannon Region 10 election. VFF Delegated and Acting Returning Officer Robert Taylor congratulated Bruce Knowles who has been returned as VFF…

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Farmers left out of State’s pandemic repair plan

Farmers have been left out of the Victorian Government’s pandemic repair plan in today’s Victorian State Budget handed down by Treasurer Tim Pallas. Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) President Emma Germano said the Treasurer’s speech failed to mention agriculture as one…

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Federal Labor Ag Visa plan misses the mark

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says Federal Labor’s Agriculture Visa proposal will do nothing to fill the critical workforce gaps and ignores more than 12 months of consultation between the industry and decision makers. Federal Labor recently announced plans to…

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Jobs to go under Albanese’s water plan

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has warned that jobs across regional Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia will be lost if Anthony Albanese’s policy for water recovery is implemented under the Murray Darling Basin Plan. VFF President Emma Germano…

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