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 Utes could be disproportionately disadvantaged under the government's proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standard. Photo Ben White.

Price hikes on farm utes expected under proposed NVES

Utes and 4WDs could be disadvantaged under the proposed New Vehicle Efficiency Standards.

11 March 2024

 Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) has called blatant lies about the MV Bahijah issue. Photo courtesy of ALEC.

ALEC condemns live export lies

ALEC has condemned "blatant lies" about conditions on the MV Bahijah and the industry as a whole.

02 February 2024

 ACCC will investigate supermarket pricing and alleged price gouging. Photo Pamela Lawson.

ACCC supermarket inquiry announced

The ACCC will investigate supermarket pricing and competition.

29 January 2024

Cattle producers have been left waiting on compensation for the unlawful closure of the live export trade in 2011, after the Government rejected its $510m counteroffer. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Government rejects cattle class action counteroffer

The $510 million cattle class action counteroffer has been rejected.

22 January 2024

 Farm groups have united in a push to scrap the proposed Biosecurity Protection Levy, which is due to be implemented by July. Picture Mark Saunders.

Farms groups unite against biosecurity "tax"

Farm groups are urging the Government to scrap the biosecurity levy.

19 January 2024

  NFF welcomes the appointment of Dr Craig Emerson as Independent Reviewer of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct. Picture Mark Saunders.

Independent advisor appointed to review supermarket code

Food and Grocery Code of Conduct to be led by Dr Craig Emerson.

14 January 2024

The APVMA has proposed changes to the use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos.

APVMA releases chlorpyrifos decision

Regulator moves to restrict chlorpyrifos use

18 December 2023

NFF president, David Jochinke, welcomes the WA Premier's support. Photo courtesy of NFF.

WA Premier backs live sheep trade

The WA Premier said the Federal Government should reconsider its plan to ban live sheep exports.

01 December 2023


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