Media Releases



  • Agriculture fuelled for the future | 14/09/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the Federal Government’s $211 million dollar investment for Australia’s fuel security and says the decision will help secure the essential fuel needed to keep Victoria’s agriculture industry moving.




  • VFF backs tougher water compliance and enforcement | 8/09/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has welcomed Victorian Water Minister Lisa Neville’s announcement to adopt all recommendations in the Water Compliance and Enforcement Review completed by the former Victorian Auditor General Des Pearson.


  • Common sense prevails for Victorian farmers | 4/09/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the adoption of the National Agriculture Worker Code by Victoria and our neighbouring states South Australia and New South Wales.


  • VFF Warns on Meat Processing Restrictions | 4/09/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) is calling for the Victorian Government to change the industry restart roadmap for the meat processing industry and allow regional Victoria to open up where safe to do so.


  • Pitt recognises need for change | 4/09/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has today welcomed Federal Water Minister Keith Pitt’s action on key VFF Basin Plan priorities.






  • VFF welcomes NSW/SA border restriction changes | 26/08/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the partial relaxation of border restrictions announced today by both the New South Wales and South Australian Governments.


  • VFF welcomes NSW- Victoria border announcement | 18/08/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) welcomes the announcement of the farmer permit which we called for last week to ensure the movement of people and products into parts of New South Wales.


  • Build it and the trains will come | 18/08/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) Grains Group President Ashley Fraser said data revealed yesterday on the heavy use of the reinstated Rainbow-Dimboola rail line proves the case for further investment in the Murray Basin Rail Project.




  • Murray Basin Rail Project secrecy must end | 12/08/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) says the secrecy surrounding the Murray Basin Rail Project’s (MBRP) revised business plan must end, and is calling for both the Federal and Victorian Governments to release the details now.


  • Farmers continue to feed Victorians | 3/08/2020  

    The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) held emergency talks today to implement necessary steps to protect agriculture and the state’s food supply chain from the impact of Victoria’s coronavirus crisis.




  • VFF calls for best pain relief product awareness | 3/07/2020  

    The VFF is holding a free webinar for all livestock farmers to inform them of the options available for livestock pain relief and says producers need to consider the best fit for their operation to achieve the best results.


  • Murray Basin Rail Project an opportunity to boost rural jobs | 2/07/2020  

    The VFF says the MBRP is a critical opportunity to fill the rural job void created in Victoria as of result of the COVID-19 pandemic and is calling on the Victorian Government and the Commonwealth to deliver the project originally as promised.