2015-04-28 VFF welcome farmer health funding – Victorian Farmers Federation

VICTORIA’S peak farming body has today welcomed the Andrews Labor government’s commitment to save the National Centre for Farmer Health.

“The announcement today follows through with Labor’s election commitment to fund $4 million over four years. I congratulate Minister for Agriculture Jaala Pulford and Minister for Health Jill Hennessy in delivering on these,” Victorian Farmers Federation president Peter Tuohey said.

“This was one of our election demands and something the VFF campaigned tirelessly on last year. I commend the Labor government on ensuring the health and wellbeing of Victoria’s farmers is invested in”.

“We need to invest more than ever in the health and wellbeing of our farmers and regional communities, so this is great step in the right direction,” Mr Tuohey said.

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