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Michael Burt
Media Director
M: 0428 228 988 | burtm@nswfarmers.org.au


In the News

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Swift action on farm invaders

(4/07/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes swift action by the Coalition Government to protect farmers from criminal activists.

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Budget pie to feed the regions

(18/06/2019)
Regional NSW has been handed a large slice of the $93 billion NSW budget pie, which features infrastructure, health and drought support measures as its main ingredients.

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Could Labor get inland rail on the right track?

(23/04/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes Federal Labor’s recognition of the concerns of regional Australians about the inland rail project and their commitment to conduct an independent inquiry into this important piece of infrastructure.

Media Releases

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Competition reform - give farmers a fighting chance

(11/07/2019)
The introduction of competition across food supply chains has not created the value and benefits expected of competitive markets for farmers and consumers, according to a new report from NSW Farmers.

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ABC asking the wrong questions

(10/07/2019)
NSW Farmers is calling on ABC TV to ask the right questions about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan following revelations in The Weekly Times about misleading scientific evidence used in the plans development.

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Swift action on farm invaders

(4/07/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes swift action by the Coalition Government to protect farmers from criminal activists.

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Large scale solar and agriculture - Conflict or coexistence

(1/07/2019)
NSW Farmers and the NSW Department of Planning and Environment will hold a forum in Wagga Wagga on 3 July to address concerns around the increasing number of large-scale solar proposals in the area.

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Reports reveal biosecurity gaps

(1/07/2019)
Two recent reports on the state of biosecurity operations in Australia have highlighted the need for agencies to better respond to biosecurity risk and for adequate investment in detection systems.

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New leader for NSW dairy industry

(26/06/2019)
Central-West dairy farmer Colin Thompson has been elected as the new chair of the NSW Farmers Dairy Committee following the Dairy Section Annual Meeting in Sydney.

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Budget pie to feed the regions

(18/06/2019)
Regional NSW has been handed a large slice of the $93 billion NSW budget pie, which features infrastructure, health and drought support measures as its main ingredients.

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Animal pest focus at farmer forums

(28/05/2019)
Leading experts in vertebrate pest animal management will headline as series of information forums in Bourke, Tilpa, Milparinka and Broken Hill next week.

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The A-Z of farm safety

(21/05/2019)
Tips for improving health and safety on the farm have been spelled out in a new A-Z guide Farm Safety Manual launched today in Dubbo.

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Transparency needed for grains industry confidence

(21/05/2019)
A robust, national and public grain stocks reporting regime is essential to give growers confidence that there is a need to import grains to meet a domestic supply shortage, according to NSW Farmers.

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