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Opportunity missed for our fruit and veg farmers

(5/03/2021)
In yet another blow to the state’s intensifying harvest labour crisis, NSW has missed an opportunity to be part of a DFAT-run program that enables seasonal workers from Fiji and Vanuatu to work on local farms.

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Certainty flows from basin plan reform

(5/03/2021)
NSW Farmers welcomes steps from Federal Water Minister Keith Pitt to end the Water Efficiency Program and the recovery of consumptive water from on-farm sources.

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NSW budget pie must feed agriculture

(4/03/2021)
NSW Farmers has developed a blueprint for leveraging the potential of agriculture and regional NSW to drive economic recovery from COVID-19 and to set the path for meeting $30 billion in farmgate output by 2030.

Media Releases

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Opportunity missed for our fruit and veg farmers

(5/03/2021)
In yet another blow to the state’s intensifying harvest labour crisis, NSW has missed an opportunity to be part of a DFAT-run program that enables seasonal workers from Fiji and Vanuatu to work on local farms.

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Certainty flows from basin plan reform

(5/03/2021)
NSW Farmers welcomes steps from Federal Water Minister Keith Pitt to end the Water Efficiency Program and the recovery of consumptive water from on-farm sources.

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NSW budget pie must feed agriculture

(4/03/2021)
NSW Farmers has developed a blueprint for leveraging the potential of agriculture and regional NSW to drive economic recovery from COVID-19 and to set the path for meeting $30 billion in farmgate output by 2030.

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NSW Farmers backs move to lift ban on GM crops

(2/03/2021)
NSW Farmers supports a decision to lift the moratorium on Genetically Modified (GM) crops, provided farmers have a choice and that any genetically modified organism has been approved by an independent, science-based Australian regulator.

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Vital links for ag should be a priority

(26/02/2021)
NSW Farmers is disappointed by Infrastructure Australia’s update to the national Infrastructure Priority List, which downplays the major role regional areas can make in a COVID-19 reco

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Regions at heart of future growth

(23/02/2021)
NSW Farmers congratulates the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) on the release of their Regionalisation Agenda today.

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Its time to invest in agriculture

(22/02/2021)
Agriculture and regional NSW have significant potential to grow and to drive economic recovery from the fiscal blow of COVID-19, but a shortfall in investment threatens their ability to do so.

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States must be given cap flexibility to save harvest

(5/02/2021)
NSW Farmers is urging the Federal Government to prioritise addressing the seasonal worker shortage at today’s National Cabinet meeting as fruit and vegetable waste continues to mount.

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NSW Farmers welcomes step forward in EPBC Act reform

(29/01/2021)
NSW Farmers welcomes the release of the Statutory Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act 1999 by Professor Graeme Samual AC.

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Get shuck into local oysters this festive season

(23/12/2020)
NSW Farmers is encouraging Aussies to show their support for our local oyster industry by adding oysters to their festive meals.

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