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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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Extra water savings go to Northern Victoria irrigators

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says it is pleased to have been involved in discussions with Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville who has announced irrigators will receive their share of an additional 2 GL of water recovered from the Connections…

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VFF holds 2020-21 Annual General Meeting

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) today held its 2020-21 Annual General Meeting (AGM) 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…

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Farmers gutted by Agriculture Victoria job cuts

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says reports that 145 jobs will be cut from Agriculture Victoria makes it harder for farmers to meet community expectations. VFF President Emma Germano said the decision is a backwards step for Agriculture in Victoria.…

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56,000 RATS for Victorian farmers

More than 56,000 Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are on the way to Victorian farmers as part of a joint initiative by the Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF), Food and Fibre Gippsland and Fruit Growers Victoria to minimise the disruption to essential…

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VFF launches new safety website

Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) President Emma today announced, “It is my great pleasure to welcome the website launch to complement the Making Our Farms Safer project.” “Keeping ourselves, our family members, and employees safe on our farms is of the…

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