VFF sour over lack of consultation

THE Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) – the key stakeholder representing agricultural animal industries – says it is disappointed with the lack of consultation on the establishment of Animal Welfare Victoria.

The VFF supports a farming community that upholds the highest level of animal welfare and continues to advocate for good animal health and welfare outcomes.

VFF president David Jochinke said farm animal industries already adhered to quality assurance programs.

“These programs involve extension, education and include monitoring and enforcement through commercial incentives and supplier obligations,” he said.

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