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VFF Livestock Council holds election

VFF CEO and Returning Officer, Stephen Sheridan, has announced elections for the VFF Livestock Council. Nominations were called for Livestock President and Vice-President. Nominations were also called for regional councilors in Wimmera, Corangamite, North East, East Gippsland and an additional…

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VFF holds election for President and Vice-President

Victorian Farmers Federation CEO and Returning Officer, Stephen Sheridan, has announced elections for VFF President and Vice-President. Voting will occur throughout July 2018 and in-person at the Victorian Farmers Federation Annual Conference. The results will be announced on the second…

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Irrigation dairy farmers put at risk by dirty deal

The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria throws its support behind the Victorian Farmers Federation Water Council in the fight to protect Victorian farmers in the Murray Darling Basin. The UDV believes the Federal Government and all State Governments must not be…

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MPs must be held accountable for statements in Parliament

In Parliament Minister Pulford has misrepresented the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) during debate on the Labour Hire Licensing Bill 2017. On multiple occasions, both Minister Hutchins and Minister Pulford have quoted VFF statements from 2015. They deliberately misrepresent the VFF…

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Don’t leave Victoria out of the Basin Plan deal

The Victorian Farmers Federation is urging the Federal Government not to sell Victorian irrigators down the river at the Murray Darling Basin Ministerial Council meeting on Friday June 8. Last month’s deal between the Federal Government and Opposition resulted in…

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Farmers’ Fund closing May 31

The sixth round of Farmers’ Fund applications will close May 31, and will deliver grants of up to $10,000 to dairy farmers. The Fund is open to all dairy farmers located in the southern milk pool, however priority will be…

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