The Federal Election 2019

Our 7 key asks of the next Federal Government

 

More than 95%

of Australian grain farms are
family owned and operated.

 

GrainGrowers

Proudly representing Australia’s
grain farmers since 1958

 

Grain Farmers

contribute significantly to the Australian economy, growing crops valued at around $14.6 billion each year. Scroll down for more facts!

The national voice of Australian grain farmers

GrainGrowers is a leading voice for Australian grain farmers, representing their interests at a national and international level.

GrainGrowers strives to be a strong and influential voice, setting the agenda for change on national issues which will benefit grain farmers now and into the future. We work with progressive and profit-focussed farmers to drive positive change and advance their agenda both nationally and internationally.

Investing in the future capacity of the industry, GrainGrowers also plays a lead role in developing and supporting innovative grower leaders through a range of flagship initiatives.

If you’re a grain farmer, we invite you to become a free member and join with 17,000 other members across Australia to help shape the future and drive positive change for the Australian grains industry.

– What’s New –

April 2019
April 17, 2019

Access to open & fair markets crucial for Australian grain farmers

GrainGrowers has identified seven key priorities for the next Federal Government to help advance the Australian grains industry. Based on member and industry input, including over 500 survey responses, and…
April 2019
April 12, 2019

GrainGrowers statement on the banning of glyphosate by the Vietnam Government

GrainGrowers has issued a media release reaffirming its support for the ongoing safe use of glyphosate by Australian growers after the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's announcement that…
April 2019
April 11, 2019

GrainGrowers outlines key asks of the next Federal Government

As Australia heads to the polls in May, GrainGrowers has outlined key priorities for the grains sector that will help enable the industry to continue to thrive, underpinning the social…
April 2019
April 11, 2019

Federal Election 2019: Brett Hosking, GrainGrowers Chairman

Agriculture is part of the fabric of Australia and grains is the foremost commodity contributing billions to the Australia economy each year.  Government has a key role to play to…

– Australian Grain Industry Facts –

AREA
CROPPED

23.9

Million Hectares

VOLUME CROP
PRODUCTION

63.4

Million Tonnes

VOLUME CROP
EXPORTS

39.8

Million Tonnes

VALUE CROP
PRODUCTION

$17.3

Billion

VALUE CROP
EXPORTS

$13.9

Billion

VALUE FARM
PRODUCTION

$62.8

Billion

Source: 2016/17 ABARES report

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