VFF bombshell to fast-track reform of ag's 'outdated' advocacy framework

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Updated June 10 2024 - 1:45pm, first published 1:18pm
TasFarmers president Ian Sauer says agriculture advocacy needs a shakeup. File photo
TasFarmers president Ian Sauer says agriculture advocacy needs a shakeup. File photo

A positive ripple from the bomb dropped by Victorian Farmers' Federation last week in sensationally quitting seven commodity groups could be to accelerate much-needed reform of the "outdated" advocacy model used across the agriculture industry, according to TasFarmers president Ian Sauer.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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