Media Releases

  • Emergency fodder scheme to close on May 15 

    The Victorian Government has extended its support to fire-affected farmers in south west Victoria, extending the fodder drive and coordination effort with the Victorian Farmers Federation.
  • The livestock value chain must continually improve 

    VICTORIA’S PEAK LIVESTOCK BODY is disappointed by the damning progress update released by the ACCC today as it reports on the attempts to improve the transparency and efficiency of the Australian Cattle value chain.
  • Processors warned to step up on dairy code 

    VICTORIAN dairy farmers are demanding processors take their share of responsibility for issues plaguing the dairy industry before the federal Government intervenes following the release of the competition watchdog’s final report into the sector.
  • Decades of funding drought for regional roads ended Budget 2018 

    THE VICTORIAN FARMERS FEDERATION acknowledges that the $940 million announced in the Victorian State budget ends the road funding drought, but fails to deliver the transformational funding needed for safe and fit-for-purpose roads for all Victorians.
  • UDV looking for certainty on MG deal 

    Victoria’s leading voice for dairy farmers acknowledges the concerns raised by the ACCC in their preliminary assessment of the Saputo – Murray Goulburn acquisition.
  • The VFF meets the Mallee 

    VICTORIA’S PEAK FARMER BODY is holding the first Farmers’ Forum of 2018 in Ouyen, giving farmers in the Mallee region the opportunity to have their say on issues impacting them.
  • Don't game the river system for votes 

    The Federal Greens’ move to block a crucial component of the Basin Plan from passing through Parliament is a blow to the environment as well as farmers.