The National Farmers’ Federation has welcomed the federal government's commitment to establish a Farm Debt Mediation Scheme as part of its response to recommendations from the Banking Royal Commission.... Read More
Months of unexplained night-time power outages in Queensland's Isis district, around Childers, have left farmers, already struggling with high electricity and water prices, unable to reliably irrigate crops in the ... Read More
A proposal to make irrigators foot the bill for pricey dam safety upgrades has been met with fierce opposition among affected industry groups.
Cotton Australia, the Burdekin River Irrigation Area, the ... Read More
Influential lobby groups have declared a program to encourage welfare recipients to work on farms a failure, putting new pressure on the Morrison Government to create a dedicated agriculture visa ... Read More
The 2018 National Agriculture Day Poll has revealed some shocking insights into how young Australians perceive the agricultural industry and highlighted the growing disconnect between urban and rural society in ... Read More