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AgForce looks forward to working with ‘critical’ new Queensland Ministers

Thursday, 6 Feb 2020

AgForce has congratulated Queensland-based Ministers David Littleproud and Keith Pitt on their new portfolios and looks forward to further strengthening our relationships with their critical...

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AgForce ‘Stands Up’ for fair trade with powerhouse EU beef market

Wednesday, 5 Feb 2020

AgForce has called on the European Union – one of the world’s largest consumers of red meat – to play fair when it comes to international trade.CEO Michael Guerin said the...

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Lake Eyre basin consultation unearths rich vein of community frustration

Tuesday, 4 Feb 2020

AgForce’s community consultation on the State Government’s Lake Eyre Basin proposal has revealed a deep sense of frustration and disenfranchisement among Queensland’s regional...

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Advocacy is looking out for each other – and we need you

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020

By AgForce General President Georgie SomersetI have been amazed and touched this week by the outpouring of congratulations I have received as a result of my Order of Australia.To say I was surprised...

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AgForce congratulates trailblazing Georgie Somerset on Order of Aust

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020

AgForce is thrilled that our General President Georgie Somerset has been named a Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of her long-term advocacy for rural and regional Australians.CEO...

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AgForce coordinator to reduce wild dog impacts in central west Queensland

Friday, 24 Jan 2020

AgForce has appointed a new Central West Queensland Wild Dog Coordinator to help revive Queensland’s once thriving wool and sheep meat industries by reducing the threat posed by wild...

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Government’s failure to grasp drought crisis ‘shameful’: AgForce

Thursday, 16 Jan 2020

The failure of the State Government to appreciate the seriousness of the drought crisis – and its ongoing unwillingness to accept advice from people on the ground – have left many rural...

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Where is the Premier on drought support?

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

By AgForce Drought Working Group Chair Mark CollinsSometimes it amazes me how uncaring and out of touch governments can be, even with a crisis as urgent, as widespread, as potentially catastrophic in...

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AgForce locks in dates for our Lake Eyre Basin consultation

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020

AgForce has locked in dates for a series of consultation workshops to discuss the future of the Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) and the State Government’s proposal, encouraging everyone to mark them on...

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AgForce to conduct Lake Eyre plan consultation

Monday, 6 Jan 2020

With the State Government refusing to conduct genuine consultation on its Lake Eyre Basin (LEB) plan – or even release any information on what the plan entails – AgForce has stepped in to...

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AgForce will hold State Government to account on its ‘sham’ Lake Eyre consultation

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019

The State Government has finished the year as it began – developing new environmental legislation in secret meetings with greens activist groups without offering other stakeholders an...

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Banks take fresh look at supporting farm businesses through drought

Friday, 20 Dec 2019

AgForce General President Georgie Somerset has commended the banking sector for their commitment to understanding the long-term, on-the-ground impacts of drought on farming families and investigating...

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Let’s solve water security before we worry about water meters: AgForce

Tuesday, 10 Dec 2019

The current furore over water meters is “putting the water cart before the horse” according to AgForce, who say the State first needs to solve its water security issue.AgForce’s...

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Environment roundtable shows State Govt has learnt nothing

Friday, 6 Dec 2019

The State Government’s deliberate exclusion of farmers and other industry groups from a roundtable convened to discuss environmental issues shows how little it has learnt about the importance...

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Growing national interest in ‘natural capital’ a potential game-changer

Thursday, 5 Dec 2019

AgForce has welcomed endorsement by the National Farmers Federation (NFF) and the Federal Government that the concept of ‘natural capital’ offers a way to improve both environmental...

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