Media Releases

Feds backs the Whio for Bird of the Year

Posted on 8/11/2019
Whio for Bird of the Year. It's like farmers - heads down, bums up, getting on with it.

Environmental data gaps no basis for current policy swings, Feds says

Posted on 7/11/2019
PCE likens the result of incomplete environmental reporting data to ‘flying blind’.

Opportunity missed to make Zero Carbon Bill actually work

Posted on 7/11/2019
The government has squandered a golden opportunity to pass a Bill that was fit for purpose, and would have taken farmers along with them

NAIT changes are a step in the right direction

Posted on 6/11/2019
The Primary Production Select Committee has taken on board several of Federated Farmers' suggestions on the NAIT Amendment Bill (No 2)


Reserve Bank cautious on dairy industry recovery
By Nick Clark

The financial system is still sound but housing, dairy, and bank funding costs remain key risks, according to the Reserve Bank’s latest six-monthly Financial Stability Report. Read more

Economic Week - November 15

Posted on 15/11/2019
The Reserve Bank has kept the Official Cash Rate unchanged at 1.00%, once again surprising commentators and markets.

Economic Week - November 8

Posted on 8/11/2019
Dairy prices posted a strong increase, lifting 3.7% overall, amid news of slowing growth in domestic milk supply and constrained global supply.


Brian Richards - Farming with Confidence

Posted on 21/08/2018
Marketing expert Brian Richards talks to farmers at this year's national conference.