News & Events

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Kathleen Curry
Public Affairs Director
T: 02 9478 1004 | M: 0429 011 690 | curryk@nswfarmers.org.au
Michael Burt 
Regional Services Manager - North Coast 
M: 0428 228 988 | burtm@nswfarmers.org.au

In the News

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Tertiary Scholarships on offer from NSW Farmers

(18/01/2018)
Applications are now open for the 2018 NSW Farmers Tertiary Scholarship, an initiative aimed at supporting students who plan to further contribute to the growth and prosperity of rural and regional Australia.

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nbn™ local and NSW Farmers – your questions answered

(12/01/2018)
Following the success of our inaugural video Q&A session with the nbn™ local team at Orange Field Day, NSW Farmers President Derek Schoen sat down again with the Amber Dornbusch, Head of nbn™ local NSW/ACT before Christmas.

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Farmers disappointed with Inland Rail announcement

(30/11/2017)
The decision by the Liberal National Government in Canberra to ignore community concerns about the preferred route of the Narromine to Narrabri inland rail route is a disappointing outcome.

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Think Big Think Fresh: A Fresh Food Precinct associated with the Western Sydney Airport

(1/11/2017)
Western Sydney could become the country’s new ‘Fresh Food Precinct’ creating 12,000 jobs for the region when the Western Sydney Airport is up and running.

Media Releases

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Minister urged to stay strong on India visit

(12/01/2018)
NSW Farmers is calling for the new Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources to maintain the tough talk when he arrives in India next week to talk unfair tariffs on chickpeas.

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Christmas relief for Sir Ivan Bushfire victims

(21/12/2017)
Almost $1 million dollars has this week been distributed to the victims of the Sir Ivan Bushfire, which burned through 55,000 hectares of farming-land in the state’s central west earlier this year.

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Basin plan certainty needed now more than ever

(21/12/2017)
Following Monday’s Murray Darling Basin Plan Minister’s Meeting in Albury, NSW Farmers has reiterated the need for Basin Ministers to provide certainty for Basin communities, and to recognise and respond to the needs of farmers, communities and the e

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NSW Farmers confirms support for retaining current lamb definition

(18/12/2017)
NSW Farmers has today confirmed its support for retaining the current Australian definition for lamb.

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Power imbalances in dairy industry recognised

(4/12/2017)
The ACCC’s Dairy Inquiry- Interim Report has recognised the significant power imbalances within the industry and the damaging impact that this is having on dairy farmers.

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Getting Started Bank Ready Workshop - Coolah27/01/2018Getting Started Bank Ready Workshop - CoolahCoolah NYF
Small Farm Field Day - Moss Vale3/02/2018Small Farm Field Day - Moss ValeMoss Vale2577NFDMOSSVAL
Dubbo Branch Meeting13/02/2018Dubbo Branch MeetingDubbo NBRDUBBO
Oyster Pop-Up Masterclass - Canberra14/02/2018Oyster Pop-Up Masterclass - CanberraCanberra City2600NCC
Temora Farming Forum20/02/2018Temora Farming ForumTemora NBRTEMORA
NSW Farmers Executive Council Meeting7/03/2018NSW Farmers Executive Council MeetingDubbo2830NECMEET
Mudgee Small Farm Field Days13/07/2018Mudgee Small Farm Field DaysMudgee2850NFDMUDGEE
NSW Farmers Annual Conference 201824/07/2018NSW Farmers Annual Conference 2018Milsons Point2000NSWFAAC
AgQuip - Gunnedah22/08/2018AgQuip - GunnedahGunnedah2380NAGQUIP
Henty Machinery Field Days18/09/2018Henty Machinery Field DaysHenty2658NFDHENTY