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Victorian Water Market Transparency Options Paper

The VFF welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the Victorian government’s proposals to improve water market transparency. With fierce water market competition, efforts to provide additional information on the operations of the water market are essential. It is essential…

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Long Term Water Resource Assessment – Southern Victoria

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the Long-Term Water Resource Assessment for Southern Victoria. Water Act The Water Act 1989 requires a long-term water resource assessment every 15 years to assess whether water availability…

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Proposed Solar Farms – Shepparton District

The Greater Shepparton Planning Scheme clearly identifies areas of strategic agricultural value that should be protected from loss. As there is no locational reason as to why these applications cannot be facilitated outside strategic agricultural / irrigated land, planning permission…

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Local Government Exposure Bill

Across Victoria there is increasing concern regarding the role of local government and whether state regulation of council’s ensures best value. This is exacerbated in rural and regional councils where the issue of financial sustainability is reaching crisis point. Failure…

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Waste to Energy

Agriculture is an opportunity for waste to energy technology. With these technologies farmers can more efficiently manage their waste, produce fertiliser by-products and create new income streams for farms. New income streams include the expansion of agricultural production and the…

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Lamb Definition Public Consultation

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) recognises the Australian lamb brand and acknowledges the diversity of the national sheep flock. This diversity is emulated in Victoria. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were approximately 13.1 million sheep in Victoria…

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