Advocacy

WAFarmers advocates on behalf of more than 3,500 farmers across Western Australia. The industries represented are Grains, Livestock (meat and wool), Dairy, Bees, Transport and General Section.

The role of WAFarmers is to provide Western Australian farmers with the best representation possible and to advocate at state and national levels in order to achieve the best outcome for farmers.

Some of the roles of WAFarmers include:

  • Engaging with politicians and key industry stakeholders;
  • State and national representation;
  • Policy development;
  • Presence in the media; and,
  • Information dissemination.

WAFarmers has councils and committees that deal with policy development and advocacy first-hand for each commodity. These councils receive information directly from our members and work together with the respective officer to structure policy submissions to present to government. 

Please click on the links to the left to learn more about each industry we represent.

 

testimonials

Our business is a member of WAFarmers because we want to support our industry and ensure farmers have input into the decisions made by governments and others that have such a big impact on how we can farm. Through WAFarmers I have enjoyed meeting and working with some really committed farmers and pastoralists who put in many, many volunteer hours in trying to make a difference for their industry. We all need to do our bit in support of our industry - many voices will give us a stronger voice.

Lyn Slade