What do grains farmers want from the next federal election?

With an upcoming federal election, we'd like to know what you want the next Government to do to help advance the Australian grains industry.

The results of this survey will be used by GrainGrowers' National Policy Group in the development of the key election priorities and platform. 

The survey should take about 10 minutes and your responses will remain confidential. Overall results, including by electorate, will be made public.

If you have any questions about the survey please contact us at enquiry@graingrowers.com.au 

Thank you for participating. Your input is important.

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* 1. What is your postcode?

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* 4. Are you a member of GrainGrowers?

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* 5. Thinking of the challenges and opportunities facing your business, what are the most important thing the next Federal Government could do to help?

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* 6. GrainGrowers' election platform will focus on a few key areas. Please let us know what level of positive impact each of the following would have on your farm's sustainability and profitability?

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Better consumer protection when purchasing new machinery and equipment (e.g. the right to repair and improved warranties)
Lower shipping costs (including coastal shipping)
Access to government loans, grants and incentives to improve my business and its resilience to future challenges
Effective research & development and access to the results
Stronger trade agreements and access to more markets
Better risk management tools like insurance and farm management deposits
Lower freight rates
Recognition and reward for environmental stewardship
Reduced red tape and more practical regulations
Reliable telecommunications and connectivity
Better roads and rail

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