General Section

The General Section represent the coming together of all commodities and Zones to form the WAFarmers’ policy engine room, a group that drives issues forward within the community, industry and government.

It is a forum where a range of issues impacting every facet of primary production can be raised and discussed. The inclusion of a number of dedicated committees covers important issues ranging from transport, biosecurity and water.

On a daily basis, the General Section represents farmers on a wide range of industry issues including:

  • Agricultural protection;
  • Biotechnology;
  • Competition;
  • Education and training;
  • Land clearing and management;
  • Occupational health and safety;
  • Special issues;
  • Trade;
  • Transport; and,
  • Water resources. 


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testimonials

Being a WAFarmers member means I have access to information and networks that allow me to keep up to date on agricultural issues, the ability to have input into these issues and have my concerns voiced to the people in the right places.

Kallum Blake