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


In the News

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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.

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NSW Farmers welcomes new marshall for agriculture

(31/03/2019)
NSW Farmers welcomes the appointment of Adam Marshall as the Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales in the ministerial reshuffle announced today.

Media Releases

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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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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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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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Call out to all Young Farmers

(16/05/2019)
NSW Farmers is looking to establish a Young Farmers group in the Upper Hunter area to help shape the future of local food and fibre production.

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Export markets build drought resilience

(10/05/2019)
Resilient beef and sheep prices have provided a dose of relief for many farming enterprises amidst a severe drought across most of Eastern Australia.

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NSW Farmers worried about Labor's water plans

(7/05/2019)
NSW Farmers has reiterated its support for a triple-bottom line approach to water buybacks and the retention of the 1,500 gigalitre buy back cap following the announcement of Federal Labor’s policy for the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

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NSW Farmers welcomes paddock to plane study

(3/05/2019)
International freight airports in regional NSW are just the ticket for getting perishable produce to high value export markets, according to NSW Farmers.

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Helping hand for first-time farmers

(2/05/2019)
NSW Young Farmers has welcomed the Coalition’s pledge to help young farmers get a head start on owning their first farm business.

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Coalition broadens drought support - on the farm and in the community

(30/04/2019)
NSW Farmers has welcomed a Federal Election focus on drought affected communities with the Coalition pledging more than $80 million in additional drought and regional community support measures.

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