Budget endorsed by State's peak farming body

25 May 2017

The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) has endorsed the State Government’s 2017-18 Budget, particularly in relation its emphasis on agriculture.

TFGA CEO Peter Skillern said that the announcement would produce a number of significant, and much needed, innovations and programs for the agricultural sector.

“Today’s budget has demonstrated in a very real and tangible way the Government’s commitment to our sector. We commend Minister Jeremy Rockliff and Treasurer Peter Gutwein for their support,’’ Mr Skillern said.

“We look forward to working with both the Government and the Department as these programs are rolled out.”