NFF Congress 2014: live feed

20 Oct, 2014 08:30 AM
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THE National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) National Congress 2014 is a biennial event for the Australian agricultural sector to meet and discuss the sector's position nationally and globally.

The Congress is being held on Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 October at the Australian Institute of Sport Arena in Canberra.

Speakers include:

  • Matt Brand, CEO, NSW Farmers
  • Andrew Metcalfe AO, partner, Ernst & Young
  • Paula Fitzgerald, manager Biotechnology and Strategic Initiatives, Dairy Australia
  • Sam Trethewey, Agricultural commentator and FarmOnline blogger
  • Su McCluskey, CEO, Regional Australia Institute
  • Robbie Sefton, managing director, Sefton & Associates
  • David Sackett, CEO, Growth Farms
  • Pip Job, RIRDC 2014 Rural Woman of the Year
  • ... and many others. Click here for a full program list.

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    For more on the National Farmers Federation 2014 Congress read Simon Talbot on ag's 'golden era', and Green Paper finally on the table.

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    Barcoo Battler
    21/10/2014 8:12:07 AM

    Coles the farmers friend sponsering this expensive farce. When will producers in this country wake up?? "Golden era" for AG- ministers year long "navel gaze" that won't have a single result -if ever -before this time next year.No action on "cattle levy" nor the MLA-???This is a govt that talks but is too rusted onto the big end to ever do anything that might change for the better.Platitudes about "farmgate returns, transparency etc" are all in defference to Rob Moore's efforts - but they have no intention of EVER acting on their "Club mates"!Sickening really considering the desparation alabout


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