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In the News


Politicians must provide answers on inland rail

Following receipt of information from the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) about inland rail route selection, it is now time for the Coalition Government to take responsibility and be accountable for the selection of their preferred inland ra


NSW Farmers Association appoints new CEO

The Board of NSW Farmers has appointed Pete Arkle as the Association’s new chief executive officer.


Increased federal government drought support welcomed by NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the federal government’s additional financial support of $190 million to help drought affected farmers.


Farmers welcome Emergency Drought Relief Package

NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the Emergency Drought Relief Package announced by the NSW Government today.

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Premier and Opposition Leader to address NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Opposition Leader Luke Foley will address this month’s NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference in Sydney.


Drought and infrastructure commitments stand out for farmers

The NSW Farmers’ Association commends the NSW Government for a budget that has delivered for regional and rural communities, in challenging times due to drought conditions across most of the state.


Changes at NSW Farmers’ Association

CEO of NSW Farmers, Matt Brand, has today announced he is resigning from his role and will leave the Association later in the year.


Additional support for drought management echoes NSW Farmers’ campaign

NSW Farmers is extremely pleased additional support is on its way for farmers facing significant challenges with worsening drought conditions.

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Farmers welcome initial funding for Fixing County Rail

NSW Farmers is calling for ongoing funding to support the Fixing Country Rail program, following the positive announcement this week of $137 million in funding to address 11 projects across the state.


NSW Farmers member magazine hits the post

The first edition of The Farmer magazine is reaching the mail boxes of NSW Farmers members from this week.

Media Releases

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Farmers resilience recognised this National Ag Day

There’s no doubt 2018 has been a challenging year for farmers across NSW who are facing one of the worst droughts in over 100 years, but it’s their value as high quality producers of food and fibre that is being recognised this National Ag Day.

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Statement by NSW Farmers’ Inland Rail Taskforce Chair Adrian Lyons on Deputy PM visit to Gilgandra

NSW Farmers looks forward to the Deputy Prime Minister’s visit to Gilgandra on 22 November. Mr McCormack’s visit comes five months after he promised NSW Farmers that he would re-visit the region to talk to a deeply concerned community about inland r

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NSW Farmer shines light on solar development

NSW Farmers Billabong Branch is holding a Community Meeting at the Culcairn bowling club to explore the development of Solar Infrastructure in the Greater Hume area.

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New deer hunting rules a small step in the right direction

NSW Farmers cautiously welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement regarding new rules for deer hunting, and calls on the Government to continue to work with landholders to implement stronger measures that effectively manage increasing deer numbers.

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Drought not to blame for the poor financial viability of dairy farming

Today the NSW Farmers’ Association will give evidence at the NSW Legislative Council inquiry into the sustainability of the dairy industry to highlight the precarious financial position of many dairy farmers, a supply chain rife with abuses of market

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