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In the News


Increased federal government drought support welcomed by NSW Farmers

NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the federal government’s additional financial support of $190 million to help drought affected farmers.


Farmers welcome Emergency Drought Relief Package

NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the Emergency Drought Relief Package announced by the NSW Government today.

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Premier and Opposition Leader to address NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Opposition Leader Luke Foley will address this month’s NSW Farmers’ Annual Conference in Sydney.


Drought and infrastructure commitments stand out for farmers

The NSW Farmers’ Association commends the NSW Government for a budget that has delivered for regional and rural communities, in challenging times due to drought conditions across most of the state.


Changes at NSW Farmers’ Association

CEO of NSW Farmers, Matt Brand, has today announced he is resigning from his role and will leave the Association later in the year.


Additional support for drought management echoes NSW Farmers’ campaign

NSW Farmers is extremely pleased additional support is on its way for farmers facing significant challenges with worsening drought conditions.

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Farmers welcome initial funding for Fixing County Rail

NSW Farmers is calling for ongoing funding to support the Fixing Country Rail program, following the positive announcement this week of $137 million in funding to address 11 projects across the state.


NSW Farmers member magazine hits the post

The first edition of The Farmer magazine is reaching the mail boxes of NSW Farmers members from this week.

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Farmers owed millions following collapse of Red Lea Chickens

NSW Farmers’ Association fears farmers who are owed millions of dollars by poultry company Red Lea Chickens will remain out of pocket, forcing many out of business, following the collapse of the company.

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NSW Farmers welcomes steps to improve environmental laws on farm

NSW Farmers’ Association welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement today to review elements of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act that affect agriculture.

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Tackling Rural Crime Workshops Launches

NSW Farmers’ Association and NSW Police Force are collaborating to deliver a series of tackling rural crime workshops across the state commencing in September and finishing in October.

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NSW Farmers welcomes government support for dairy mandatory code of conduct

NSW Farmers’ Association has welcomed this week’s announcement from Minister Littleproud supporting a mandatory code of conduct for the dairy industry that would deliver stronger market power for farmers during negotiations with processors.

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NSW Farmers supports release of AWI Plan

NSW Farmers’ Association support Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) implementing all 82 of EY’s performance and governance recommendations without delay.

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Senate support phasing out live exports is bad news for animal welfare and rural communities

NSW Farmers is disappointed by the actions of the Senate in supporting a phase out of live exports.

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Levies no long term solution to fixing dairy crisis

NSW Farmers’ Association says levies on milk sales aimed at compensating farmers who have not been adequately paid for their milk are not a long term solution to helping farmers being squeezed by the big supermarkets.

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