NSW Farmers welcomes the passage of amendments to the Local Land Services Act by the NSW Legislative Assembly today.
NSW Farmers urges the NSW Nationals and Liberal Party to work together for a sensible solution that both effectively protects koalas as well as allows farmers to appropriately manage their land.
Key recommendations for improving bushfire management are missing from the Royal Commission’s interim observations into Natural Disaster Arrangements, according to NSW Farmers.
The state’s peak farming body is dismayed by the Independent Planning Commission’s (IPC) decision to approve the Narrabri Gas Project despite a raft of concerns voiced by farmers and the community.
The Australian dairy industry has a new plan that aims to deliver an additional $500 million in farmgate value for farmers through reform to the sector.
NSW Farmers congratulates the NSW Government on its commitment to doubling the length of the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence and recognising the devastating impact livestock losses from wild dog attacks have on primary producers.
NSW Farmers is concerned by dramatic price drops in the sheepmeat and goat industries, which have been caused by sudden disruptions to the processing landscape.
NSW Farmers is calling on the NSW Premier to partner with farmers to take steps to protect koalas on farms instead of imposing a poorly-targeted State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) based on inaccurate mapping.
The nation’s ongoing certainty of food supply will depend on a national agricultural workers code being approved at the National Cabinet meeting tomorrow.
The NSW Government’s new Koala Habitat Protection State Environment Planning Policy (SEPP) does impact farming and private native forestry activities in many parts of NSW.