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Vaccine requirement information

Please note, this information is current as of Friday 22 October 2021. On 1 October 2021, the Victorian Government announced its intention to make COVID-19 vaccination a compulsory requirements for authorised workers in Victoria who can’t work from home. Authorised…

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VFF welcomes new General Managers

This week the VFF welcomed two new General Managers in a move that now completes our new VFF Leadership Team. You can read more about them below. Robert Taylor, General Manager Governance and Business Services Robert has over 20 years…

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Nominations extended for new committee positions

The VFF is calling for nominations for positions on the newly formed Farming Systems, Infrastructure & Transport and Workforce & Social Infrastructure policy committees. The new committees have been formed to advise VFF Policy Council on matters including animal welfare…

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September 2021 Policy Council

The VFF Policy Council met on Wednesday 1 September 2021. Council discussed issues including climate change, land access, pest plants and animals, food relief donations and good neighbour principles between farm land and crown land managers. Click here to view the communique.

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‘Farmy Army’ callout

We are calling on all willing farmers and their communities to register their need for assistance or to donate their time, produce or resources. The initiative has been dubbed the ‘Farmy Army’ and is part of a long-term plan to help…

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Authorised Worker Permits

From 11:59pm Monday 23 August workforce permits will be required for authorised workers when they leave home for work in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions in Victoria. Farmers and farm workers will require an authorised worker permit to travel…

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New guide launched on smart energy management

The National Farmers Federation and Energy Efficiency Council have launched a new guide for farms that are looking to slash their energy costs through smart energy management. The new ‘sector spotlight’ on farms is the latest in the EEC’s Navigating a…

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