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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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More detector dogs key in fight against African swine fever

(2/04/2020)
The Department of Agriculture has been urged to strengthen its measures taken against the global spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has recently been detected in Papua New Guinea.

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NSW Farmers working to ensure food supply

(27/03/2020)
NSW Farmers is working closely with the highest levels of the NSW Government to ensure the continuity of agricultural supply chains if NSW moves into phase 3 lockdown.

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Calm your farm! - Farmers reassure Australian public during Coronavirus crisis

(18/03/2020)
Farmers are reassuring consumers there is no need to fear food shortages in Australia as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

Media Releases

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NSW Farmers calls for targeted regional stimulus package

(8/04/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling for stimulus measures to support agriculture and regional communities through and beyond the COVID-19 restrictions.

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More detector dogs key in fight against African swine fever

(2/04/2020)
The Department of Agriculture has been urged to strengthen its measures taken against the global spread of African swine fever (ASF), which has recently been detected in Papua New Guinea.

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Biosecurity critical as African swine fever spreads further

(31/03/2020)
African swine fever (ASF) remains front of mind for Australia’s pork producers amid the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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NSW Farmers working to ensure food supply

(27/03/2020)
NSW Farmers is working closely with the highest levels of the NSW Government to ensure the continuity of agricultural supply chains if NSW moves into phase 3 lockdown.

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Regional airlines must stay in the air

(19/03/2020)
NSW Farmers has backed calls from REX airlines for “urgent action” to help ensure Australia’s regional airlines survive the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Calm your farm! - Farmers reassure Australian public during Coronavirus crisis

(18/03/2020)
Farmers are reassuring consumers there is no need to fear food shortages in Australia as the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Wider community input critical for water plans

(17/03/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling for more extensive community consultation on the Water Sharing Plans (WSPs) and Water Resource Plans (WRPs) for eight surface water areas in NSW.

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Farmers welcome incentive based approach to reduce emissions

(15/03/2020)
NSW Farmers welcomes an incentive based approach to emissions reductions in the agriculture sector.

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Bring on an agriculture commissioner

(12/03/2020)
NSW Farmers is urging the NSW Government to act on delivering a legislated Agriculture Commissioner.

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Support flows for basin plan Royal Commission

(28/02/2020)
Support for a Royal commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan has flowed in NSW Parliament this week, with the NSW Nationals backing a petition presented by the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers party.

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