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


In the News

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Inland rail review needed in NSW

(25/05/2020)
NSW Farmers welcomes the move to review the route of Inland Rail through the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, and continues to call for a similar review in NSW.

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Thanks farmers

(17/04/2020)
Farmers deserve a virtual pat on the back for leading the charge in making Australia one of the most food secure nations in the world.

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Water reforms critical in COVID 19 response

(14/04/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling for urgent changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan as the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic highlights the importance of agriculture in Australia.

Media Releases

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June deadline looms for dairy processors

(29/05/2020)
An important reform for the dairy industry will be put under the spotlight next week.

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Investing in a pest and disease free future

(26/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling on the Commonwealth and NSW governments to support greater investment in biosecurity both at home and overseas to minimise the threat posed by exotic pests and diseases.

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Inland rail review needed in NSW

(25/05/2020)
NSW Farmers welcomes the move to review the route of Inland Rail through the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, and continues to call for a similar review in NSW.

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Business as usual not an option for biosecurity

(21/05/2020)
NSW Farmers has expressed its disappointment that the Australian Government will not pursue implementation of the biosecurity import levy.

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Federal water rebate must keep flowing

(15/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is appealing to the federal government to reverse a decision to stop funding for the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme (EWIR).

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Dairy processors must support farmers

(14/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is urging dairy processors to consider the impact of successive years of tough conditions for dairy farmers when announcing new milk supply contracts in coming weeks.

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Proposed barley tariff brews concerns for growers

(13/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is concerned by reports of proposed tariffs on Australia’s barley imports into China.

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Dairy farmers urged to use new mandatory code

(12/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is urging dairy farmers to utilise the mandatory dairy code of conduct as processors gear up to announce new milk prices.

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Funding flows for drought support and dams

(11/05/2020)
NSW Farmers has welcomed the State Government’s latest round of drought assistance funding and a $245 million commitment to fast track the upgrade of Wyangla Dam and construction of the Dungowan Dam.

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Pressure remains on dairy farmer returns

(6/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is continuing to call for fairer prices for dairy farmers.

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