News & Events

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Kathleen Curry
Public Affairs Director
T: 02 9478 1004 | M: 0429 011 690 | curryk@nswfarmers.org.au
Michael Burt 
Regional Services Manager - North Coast 
M: 0428 228 988 | burtm@nswfarmers.org.au

In the News

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Premier and Opposition Leader to address NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference

(5/07/2018)
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Opposition Leader Luke Foley will address this month’s NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference in Sydney.

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Drought and infrastructure commitments stand out for farmers

(19/06/2018)
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.

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Changes at NSW Farmers’ Association

(14/06/2018)
CEO of NSW Farmers, Matt Brand, has today announced he is resigning from his role and will leave the Association later in the year.

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Additional support for drought management echoes NSW Farmers’ campaign

(13/06/2018)
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

(1/06/2018)
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.

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NSW Farmers member magazine hits the post

(4/05/2018)
The first edition of The Farmer magazine is reaching the mail boxes of NSW Farmers members from this week.

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Farmers owed millions following collapse of Red Lea Chickens

(4/04/2018)
NSW Farmers’ Association fears farmers who are owed millions of dollars by poultry company Red Lea Chickens will remain out of pocket, forcing many out of business, following the collapse of the company.

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NSW Farmers welcomes steps to improve environmental laws on farm

(29/03/2018)
NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement today to review elements of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act that affect agriculture.

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IPART must step up and call out uncompetitive practices within retail electricity markets

(21/02/2018)
At today’s NSW Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Electricity, the NSW Farmer’s Association will highlight the need for the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART), to step up and call out uncompetitive practices within retail electricity

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Murray Darling disallowance motion a disaster for the Basin

(14/02/2018)
Statement by Mitchell Clapham, NSW Farmers’ Conservation and Resource Management Committee Chair

Media Releases

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ACCC and AER fighting for a fair go on electricity prices-Time for governments to come to the party

(11/07/2018)
The NSW Farmers’ Association has welcomed the recommendations of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry, and the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) draft decision on the rate of return, which

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Farmers welcome AWI review results

(10/07/2018)
NSW Farmers have welcomed the release of the independent review into the performance and governance of Australian Wool Innovation (AWI).

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The National Energy Guarantee must do the heavy lifting on emissions reduction says farmers

(6/07/2018)
The NSW Farmers’ Association, the largest state-based farming representative group in Australia, has called on leaders from across the political spectrum and state and federal jurisdictions, to support the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) framework, a

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Extension of quad bike rebates welcomed by farmers

(27/06/2018)
Farm safety has been given a boost with the NSW Government committing a further one million dollars to extend the Quad Bike Safety Rebate Program for another 12 months.

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Changes at NSW Farmers’ Association

(14/06/2018)
CEO of NSW Farmers, Matt Brand, has today announced he is resigning from his role and will leave the Association later in the year.

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