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Drought Relief Fund hands over $1 million to help farmers in need

The 2018 Drought Relief Fund, a partnership between Channel 9, Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS), and the National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), has today announced $1 million in grants to assist farmers in drought.

"Farming owes its success to science" - NFF on National Science Week

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is recognising the contribution of science to Australian agriculture during National Science Week.

US decision on glyphosate ignores science & risks dangerous precedent

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) says a decision by a Californian court to ignore the established science on the safety of glyphosate, sets a dangerous and reckless precedent for agriculture across the world.

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The National Energy Guarantee and how it intersects with agriculture

The National Farmers’ Federation is calling for a national energy policy that provides affordability and reliability and which supports a towards reduced-emissions energy supply. The Federal Government’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG) framework aims to tackle this trilemma.

A comprehensive guide to available drought assistance options

Farmers managing drought may be able to access support for needs ranging from livestock fodder, everyday living expenses and access to financial and health services. The below list details the help available at a Federal and State Government level and that via charities and other private initiatives. The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) strongly urges farmers not to ‘self-assess’ and to check their eligibility by contacting the below relevant agencies or by speaking with a rural financial counsellor.

The people and the facts behind Australia's livestock export industry

Australia’s sheep export industry contributes more than $250 million to our nation every year. Revenue that is critical to farmers; businesses and workers across the supply chain; and regional communities – many who are already doing it tough.

Prime Minister launches Talking 2030

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launched a new initiative by the NFF and Telstra which aims to spark a conversation about Australia’s farming future.

Energy: Powering Farm Business

Australian farmers require affordable, reliable and increasing lowering emissions energy sources. Agriculture also recognises the role it can play in meeting our nation's emissions targets.

NFF 2016-2017 Annual Review

Look back at the year that was for the National Farmers' Federation and it's state and commodity members in the 2016-2017 Annual Review.

UPDATED: Food, Fibre & Forestry Facts

By 2020, half of the world’s population will be on Australia’s northern doorstep, representing unparalleled opportunities for Australia’s economy, especially our dynamic farm sector.

17-18 OCTOBER 2018

The NFF's 2018 National Congress will be held on 17-18 October at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra. The theme this year is Diversify. The program will highlight how diverse thinking can shape the farm sector’s future in a range of areas, including our people, our farms, our leaders and our markets.

Registrations are now open at

Contact Amanda Tankey, email: for more information

Talking 2030 Roundtables

Goondiwindi, QLD, 12-13 July 2018
Register to attend at


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