Fiona Simson chats at Innovation Generation with host Cindy Cassidy.

Advocacy and education critical to boost ag image

By Gregor Heard The President of the National Farmers Federation (NFF) says agricultural advocacy should not just be left to farm lobby groups. Instead, Fiona Simson said rank and file farmers had a big role to play in educating urban consumers about the farming sector. “Getting that story direct from the farmer is incredibly powerful,”… Continue reading Advocacy and education critical to boost ag image

NRPC Announce inaugural patron ahead of Matt Canavan event

The Canberra-based National Rural Press Club (NRPC) is proud to announce National Farmers’ Federation President Fiona Simson as its inaugural patron. And on a day when the NRPC also co-hosted a nationally televised major speaking event with the National Press Club of Australia, featuring Northern Australia and Resources Minister Matt Canavan, a new sponsor has… Continue reading NRPC Announce inaugural patron ahead of Matt Canavan event

Canavan to outline mining’s 100-year trend at Rural Press Club

Northern Australia and Resources Minister Matt Canavan says mining will be just as important to the national economy and regional Australia’s economic prospects in the next 50 years as it has been during the past half-century. The Queensland Senator and Nationals cabinet minister will articulate his argument about mining’s century-long benefits in a speech at… Continue reading Canavan to outline mining’s 100-year trend at Rural Press Club