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


In the News

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Inland rail review needed in NSW

(25/05/2020)
NSW Farmers welcomes the move to review the route of Inland Rail through the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, and continues to call for a similar review in NSW.

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Thanks farmers

(17/04/2020)
Farmers deserve a virtual pat on the back for leading the charge in making Australia one of the most food secure nations in the world.

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Water reforms critical in COVID 19 response

(14/04/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling for urgent changes to the Murray Darling Basin Plan as the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic highlights the importance of agriculture in Australia.

Media Releases

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Inland rail review needed in NSW

(25/05/2020)
NSW Farmers welcomes the move to review the route of Inland Rail through the Condamine floodplain in Queensland, and continues to call for a similar review in NSW.

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Business as usual not an option for biosecurity

(21/05/2020)
NSW Farmers has expressed its disappointment that the Australian Government will not pursue implementation of the biosecurity import levy.

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Federal water rebate must keep flowing

(15/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is appealing to the federal government to reverse a decision to stop funding for the Emergency Water Infrastructure Rebate Scheme (EWIR).

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Dairy processors must support farmers

(14/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is urging dairy processors to consider the impact of successive years of tough conditions for dairy farmers when announcing new milk supply contracts in coming weeks.

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Proposed barley tariff brews concerns for growers

(13/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is concerned by reports of proposed tariffs on Australia’s barley imports into China.

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Dairy farmers urged to use new mandatory code

(12/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is urging dairy farmers to utilise the mandatory dairy code of conduct as processors gear up to announce new milk prices.

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Funding flows for drought support and dams

(11/05/2020)
NSW Farmers has welcomed the State Government’s latest round of drought assistance funding and a $245 million commitment to fast track the upgrade of Wyangla Dam and construction of the Dungowan Dam.

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Pressure remains on dairy farmer returns

(6/05/2020)
NSW Farmers is continuing to call for fairer prices for dairy farmers.

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International approach key in fighting African Swine Fever

(1/05/2020)
NSW Farmers applauds Australian efforts in mobilising local biosecurity and veterinary expertise to help neighbouring countries fight infectious animal disease.

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Fee waiver needed for oyster farmers

(29/04/2020)
NSW Farmers is calling for fee waivers for oyster farmers in NSW, who are reeling from the impacts of the devastating summer bushfires and COVID-19 restrictions.

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