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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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Glasses of milk all around

(20/03/2019)
Coles and Aldi have announced that they will increase the price of their respective private label milks by 10 cents, with the additional money flowing back directly to the dairy farmers that supply the products.

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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.

Media Releases

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Glasses of milk all around

(20/03/2019)
Coles and Aldi have announced that they will increase the price of their respective private label milks by 10 cents, with the additional money flowing back directly to the dairy farmers that supply the products.

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Federal funding boost for regional connectivity

(20/03/2019)
NSW Farmers’ calls for improved access to reliable and affordable telecommunications have been answered today with the Australian Government committing to a $220 million investment in regional communications.

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No vote needed for AWI reforms

(19/03/2019)
NSW Farmers’ Association backs moves by Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) to not take any of EY’s 82 performance or governance recommendations to an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM).

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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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