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2014-07-01 Health boost for farmers – National Farmers Federation

Farmer health news on National Farmers Federation

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) has welcomed today’s announcement of funding for the National Centre for Farmer Health.

“Profitable farms start with healthy farmers. A healthy rural workforce is one that is well-informed and has a good understanding of risks associated with their workplace,” said Mr Matt Linnegar, CEO of the NFF.

“The Centre has played a key role in helping farming families develop a greater appreciation that maintaining health and safety is a vital part of running successful businesses.

“Today’s announcement will help the Centre continue to develop and deliver much-needed programs to address the unique health and safety needs of the farming community,” Mr Linnegar said.

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2014-07-01 Health boost for farmers – National Farmers Federation