As the state election looms, Victorian farmers are having their say about what issues are impacting their operations most, in the hope that the government is listening.
The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) has given a mixed review of both major parties’ agricultural policies so far.
VFF president David Jochinke said there had been some “very good” announcements in between some “underwhelming” ones.
But you should have your say.
Stock & Land has investigated the common issues that have come up in conversations with Victorian farmers, and how the major parties have addressed them so far.
Have a read below, and get in contact to let us know what issues matter most to you.
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What matters to you? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
And stay tuned for updates with more in-depth investigation to come in the next fortnight.