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Water, water everywhere – but not a ‘stop to think’

Thursday, 9 Jul 2020

By AgForce Water Committee Chair Kim Bremner Earth isn’t called the Blue World for nothing. The precious liquid that covers three quarters of our planet’s surface is essential to...

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State water trading scheme may hold key to agriculture-led COVID recovery

Tuesday, 7 Jul 2020

 A future-looking, bi-partisan water strategy – that may incorporate a broader water allocation trading scheme – is essential if regional Queensland is to lead the State’s...

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Now’s the time for cattle producers to take charge of industry’s future

Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020

By AgForce Cattle President Will Wilson. The release of the third annual instalment of the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework, or ABSF, last week was a bit of a wake up call for...

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ABSF update welcomed by AgForce, but needs to tell our positive story better

Thursday, 25 Jun 2020

AgForce has welcomed the third annual update for the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework (ABSF) as celebrating the industry’s significant achievements, but noted that it needs to tell this...

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Death sentence for regional papers underlines need for ‘our voice’

Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020

By AgForce General President Georgie SomersetDrought, flood, fire and now COVID have made life on the land extremely tough, albeit that the silver lining to the COVID cloud has been the focus on the...

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LNP’s CSG infrastructure initiative potential game-changer

Sunday, 21 Jun 2020

A joint statement by AgForce, the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) and the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA).Queensland’s peak agriculture bodies...

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Government support for farmers demonstrates value of strong ag-vocacy

Thursday, 18 Jun 2020

By AgForce CEO Michael Guerin.Earlier this week, I was pleased to be able to stand beside the Premier when she announced the first of several rounds of measures supporting primary producers to lead...

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State Government’s view of ag as ‘economic stabiliser’ just rhetoric?

Wednesday, 17 Jun 2020

Despite their rhetoric on Tuesday morning that agriculture would lead the post-COVID economy recovery, the Labor State Government just a few hours later showed their heart isn’t really in...

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AgForce welcomes measures to support ag-driven recovery

Tuesday, 16 Jun 2020

AgForce has welcomed the Premier’s announcement of measures to support primary producers to drive Queensland’s post-COVID economic recovery.A number of measures included in the $12.5...

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CSG insurance ban ‘could be worse than COVID’ for agriculture

Monday, 15 Jun 2020

News that some of Australia’s largest insurers are refusing to provide public liability cover to producers with CSG infrastructure on their properties is a “deeply concerning”...

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Considering freeholding? Act quickly before costs rise!

Wednesday, 10 Jun 2020

AgForce is encouraging Queensland’s 1,300 remaining perpetual lessees to weigh up whether to freehold their properties before costs rise at the end of the financial year.While freeholding can...

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AgForce welcomes Cane Board and new members

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

AgForce Cane is now a reality, with AgForce and the former Invicta Combined Growers Organisation (ICGO) signing and lodging the official paperwork on Friday.From today, any cane farmer in Burdekin /...

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Assistance rightly continued as drought rages on

Monday, 25 May 2020

AgForce has applauded the State Government for its decision to continue offering essential drought support measures for a further year as drought conditions continue across much of Queensland.In...

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AgForce Cane looks forward to May start – in time for crushing season

Tuesday, 19 May 2020

It is expected that North Queensland cane farmer group Invicta Combined Growers’ Organisation (ICGO) will become AgForce Cane before the end of the month.ICGO members have formally voted to...

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Northern Australian cattle producer-exporter collaboration shines through amidst Covid-19 restrictions

Monday, 11 May 2020

BackgroundThe Northern Australian Livestock Export Working Group (NALEWG) was formed in September 2018 and is a collaboration between:AgForce Queensland Farmers Limited (AgForce)Kimberley Pilbara...

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