Knowledge is power
Do you know which candidates standing at the upcoming federal election have regional Australia’s best interests at heart? Sign up to receive a Policy voting guide that contains all the information you need to make an informed choice.
From strength to strength.
Regional Australia is currently enjoying a strong period of growth, but much work needs to be done to ensure this continues into the future. The federal election is your chance to influence the road ahead for regional Australia and ensure the regions and the people living and working in them enjoy the best outcomes possible.
The issues that matter
The National Farmers’ Federation has identified 5 priority areas that need to be addressed to ensure stronger regions for all Australians.
A strong focus on these key priorities will help to ensure that Australia’s regions and the people living within them continue to thrive for many years to come.
Key priorities for regional Australia
The NFF has identified these 5 key areas as major areas of focus at the upcoming election.
Plan for Smarter Regional Growth
Establish 20 Regional Development Precincts to plan for sustainable growth, supported by $4.1 billion for precincts and freight supply chains.
Partner for a Healthier Environment
Create a $2 billion fund to reward land managers who improve the health of their landscape.
Connect Every Australian
Establish a $5 billion Rural Telecommunications Fund to improve connectivity for remote Australians.
Secure Australia’s Farm Workforce
Fast track Ag Visa discussions with 10 partner nations and attract and train more Australian workers.
Give Farmers a Fair Go
Reform Australia’s competition laws to protect farmers from unfair practices.
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What is the National Farmer’s Federation?
The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing and advocating for farmers and, more broadly, agriculture across Australia. To find out more visit NFF.