The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is encouraging emerging industry leaders to nominate in the upcoming VFF Livestock Group and VFF Water Council elections.
The VFF Livestock group has called for nominations to fill five vacancies representing the regions of Glenelg, North Central, Goulburn Broken, Mallee and West Gippsland.
The VFF is also calling for nominations for VFF Water Council for the Central, Central North, Northern, Western and East Gippsland regions.
VFF CEO and Returning Officer Jane Lovell encouraged those interested to nominate themselves the important positions.
“The VFF Livestock Group and Water Council respectively represent the interests of a huge number of Victorian farmers.”
“By helping to express the views of farmers on important issues such as animal welfare, biosecurity, market access to ensuring fair water policy, these roles are at the forefront of the issues that matter most to farmers.”
“I would encourage anyone interested to nominate for these important roles,” Ms Lovell said,
Nominations for the roles have opened today Monday 5 July 2021 and will be open until close of business Monday 9 August 2021.
Completed nomination forms must be lodged with the Returning Officer of the Victorian Farmers Federation, Farrer House, Level 3, 24-28 Collins Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000 or [email protected] no later than 5:00pm, Monday 9 August 2021.
Further details and information including nomination forms can be viewed on the VFF website at https://bit.ly/3ylNT4X