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Farmers for Climate Action - Droughtmedia release

Farm production falling

March 2019 Farm production falling Despite high targets for growth, the latest ABARES data shows Australia's farm production is falling as a result of the savage drought devastating much of South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and pockets of…
FCA
May 1, 2019
Farmers for climate action - Pollutionmedia release

Graziers meet Queensland Government to talk Adani

10 April 2019 Graziers meet Queensland Government to talk Adani Graziers hand-delivered an open letter* to Queensland Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch today, calling on the state government to reject Adani’s water plan on scientific grounds including inadequate modelling and lack…
FCA
April 11, 2019
Farmers for Climate Action - FAQmedia release

Election: Farmers demand climate action

11 April 2019 Election: Farmers demand climate action Thousands of farmers are calling for all sides of politics to commit to meaningful climate action and a national strategy for climate change and agriculture this election. Farmers for Climate Action CEO…
FCA
April 11, 2019
Farmers for Climate Action - Futuremedia release

Adani disappointment

9 April 2019 Adani disappointment The Federal Environment Minister Melissa Price’s decision today to rush through Adani’s groundwater plan on the eve of the election looks like cynical politics at its worst. Farmers and graziers across central Queensland have just…
FCA
April 9, 2019
Farmers for Climate Action - Bandaidmedia release

Farmers uninspired by Band-aid Budget

3 April 2019 Farmers uninspired by Band-aid Budget Farmers across the country have been left uninspired by the Federal Federal Government’s proposed 2019-20 Budget. Despite disaster relief and recovery funding, it falls well short of much-needed support for long-term strategies…
FCA
April 3, 2019
Farmers for Climate Action - water splashmedia release

Farmers cautiously welcome ALP climate policy release

Monday, 1 April 2019 Farmers cautiously welcome ALP climate policy release Farmers across the country have cautiously welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s climate policy released today. Farmers for Climate Action CEO Verity Morgan-Schmidt said the policy puts agriculture at the…
FCA
April 1, 2019
Farmers for Climate Actionmedia release

Top of the Class

14 March 2019 Top of the class Earlier this month we gathered over 20 up-and-coming climate-smart farming leaders for our 2019 Victorian Climate-Smart Agriculture Masterclass. Drawn from across a wide-range of agricultural industries, from bee-keeping to horticulture, dairying to mixed…
FCA
March 14, 2019
Farmers for Climate Action - industrymedia release

Australia’s emissions trajectory threatens farm viability

March 2019 Australia’s emissions trajectory threatens farm viability Rising figures for Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions show that the Federal Government is failing to protect Australian farmers and their livelihoods, said Farmers for Climate Action today. Data from the Quarterly Update…
FCA
March 1, 2019