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M: 0428 228 988 | burtm@nswfarmers.org.au


In the News

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NSW Farmers' Association Tertiary Scholarships 2019

(12/03/2019)
The Tertiary Scholarships demonstrate our commitment to our members and the industry by recognising the value of education to the future of agriculture.

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New heights for quad bike safety rebate

(8/03/2019)
Drones will join the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program (QBSI Program) as part of an extra $2.8 million dollars in farm safety funding announced today from the State Government.

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Coles and Aldi continue to milk profits

(19/02/2019)
NSW Farmers’ Association has condemned Coles and Aldi for persisting with sales of $1 a litre milk.

Media Releases

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NSW Labor commits to inland rail inquiry

(18/03/2019)
NSW Labor’s support for an Upper House inquiry into inland rail is welcome recognition of NSW Farmers’ long-standing calls for an inquiry into this $10 billion project.

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Mandatory dairy code a must

(15/03/2019)
NSW Farmers’ Association has welcomed the commitment from the Federal Government to support a mandatory code for the dairy industry.

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Dairy crisis draws pledge for farmer advocate

(14/03/2019)
NSW Farmers’ Association has welcomed the commitment from the NSW Liberals and Nationals to address market failures within the dairy industry and support dairy farmers in NSW through a severely challenging time.

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Landlines still vital in a mobile world

(13/03/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes the Australian Government and Telstra’s commitment to regional and rural communities with today’s announcement of a dedicated program of work to improve the reliability of landlines.

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Ready access to health services is critical

(13/03/2019)
The importance of local mental health services has been highlighted with a NSW Labor commitment to provide 50 outreach workers and extra funding for not-for profit mental health groups in regional areas.

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Biodiversity headlines Cooma pre-election forum

(12/03/2019)
The biodiversity and environment policies of the major parties will go under the spotlight at a NSW Farmers Pre-Election forum in Cooma on 14 March.

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Biosecurity in the funding spotlight

(8/03/2019)
An $11.25 million biosecurity funding commitment from NSW Labor is a welcome first step in a NSW Farmers plan to bolster the protection of our multi-billion dollar agricultural sector.

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Highway duplication to open sandstone curtain

(6/03/2019)
The duplication of the Great Western Highway will help open the ‘sandstone curtain’ that has acted as a barrier for connecting central west food and fibre to consumers in Sydney and beyond, according to NSW Farmers.

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Activating regions through innovation in agriculture

(6/03/2019)
The release of the Agriculture Innovation System Vision report has highlighted increased investment in regional innovation hubs and data infrastructure as critical factors for reaching a goal of a $100 billion agriculture industry by 2030.

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Farm Innovation Fund should open up for oyster growers

(5/03/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes the NSW Government’s election commitment to amend the criteria of the Farm Innovation Fund to make it more accessible to the aquaculture industry.

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