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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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Farmers say no to Glenelg Shire rate grab

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is opposing Glenelg Shire Council’s plan to reduce its primary producer rebate resulting in local farmers paying thousands of dollars more in rates.  VFF President Emma Germano warned the plan would see local farmers being…

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2021 UDV Conference returns bigger than ever

The 2021 United Dairyfarmers of Victoria (UDV) Conference is back for the first time since 2019 and is set to highlight the challenges, issues and opportunities facing the Victorian dairy industry.  UDV President Paul Mumford said the event will provide…

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VFF warns councils against farm rates shock

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging rural and regional local government councils to avoid inequitable rate increases for farmers in the face of record farmland sales across the state.  VFF President Emma Germano said farmers are increasingly becoming concerned…

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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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