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Live sheep phase out plan opposed

The VFF is opposed to the Commonwealth Government’s proposed phase out of the live sheep export industry announced by Federal Agriculture Minister Murray Watt. Following consideration by the VFF Livestock Policy Council, the VFF was a co-signatory to the letter…

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UDV Policy Council Update

VFF UDV Policy Council met on Tuesday 21 February 2023 at the Dairy Australia offices in Melbourne. A number of changes to the membership of Policy Council were dealt with. Outgoing Policy Councillor Gordon Nicholas (Region 4) was acknowledged by…

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New leadership for VFF Grains Council

The VFF has announced the outcome of elections for the 2023 VFF Grains Council Election. VFF Acting Returning Officer Brendan Tatham said Craig Henderson has been elected to the role of VFF Grain Council President and Ryan Milgate will be…

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2023 VFF Annual General Meeting

The 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Victorian Farmers Federation (ACN 079 980 304) will be held at Level 3, Farrer House in Melbourne on Monday 27th February 2023 commencing at 11:30am.  This year the VFF is returning to a…

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Inquiry into Future Drought Fund launched

The Productivity Commission has launched an inquiry into the Future Drought Fund that will examine the effectiveness, efficiency and appropriateness of its activities. The Future Drought Fund provides secure, continuous funding for programs, grants and arrangements that support Australian farmers…

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VFF announces 2022 election results

The VFF has announced the outcome of elections for VFF President and Vice-President, as well as a number of VFF commodity group positions. “VFF members have re-elected Emma Germano as President and Danyel Cucinotta as Vice-President,” said VFF Acting Returning…

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