Farrer Food Fair 2018


October 17th and 18th 2018

Edwina and Casey travelled to Canberra to showcase the very best produce from the Murray Region and support Sussan Ley MP at the 2018 Farrer Food Fair. The Farrer Food Fair provides a platform for small to big business and exporters to showcase food and wine produce from across the region in Parliament House to Members, Senators and Parliamentary staff members from across our nation.
During the two day visit RDA Murray had the opportunity to speak with the following Parliamentarians and Ministers:
  • Sussan Ley
  • Kelly O’Dwyer
  • Nigel Scullion
  • Andrew Broad
  • Cathy McGowan
  • David Littleproud
  • Michael McCormack’s adviser
  • Christopher Pyne
  • Michelle Landry
  • Marise Payne
Issues discussed during the visit included:
  • Water and drought impacts on agriculture
  • Youth Employment
  • Secondary Settlement Support 
  • Skilled Migration and workforce/population decentralisation,
  • Aboriginal Economic Development NDIS and AEMT,  
  • Food and Ag Export Hubs, 
  • Regional Cities – InvestAlburyWodonga and Tourism networks
  • The value of RDA's.
We continue to be an active RDA taking every opportunity to promote our region on a national platform.
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