As a member-based association, we are an active and powerful advocacy group owned and governed by farmers, for farmers. Our mission is to provide collective support and resources for Tasmanian farmers, to ensure that the farming and agricultural industry in Tasmania remains competitive and profitable.
The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association (TFGA) is the peak body representing the interests of Tasmanian farmers at a state and national level. Our purpose is to provide a united voice to communicate with governments at all levels, along with other industry stakeholders. We have a proud history of successful advocacy, fighting for the needs of Tasmanian farmers for over fifty years.
The farming community is often confronted by natural challenges such as droughts, bushfires, and floods, it is also under constant threat from regulation, legislation and special interest groups. We are committed to ensuring that the Tasmanian agriculture sector is sustainable. We achieve this by promoting the vital contribution agriculture makes to Tasmania’s environmental, social and economic fabric.
We aim to: