First listed on: 19 March 2019

Policy Adviser, Water

The mission of the Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) is to secure a sustainable and profitable future for member industries which make a significant contribution to the performance of the Queensland economy. We achieve this through representing our members’ interests and negotiating the best possible outcomes for them in changes to legislation, regulations and industry programs. This requires a collaborative working approach, sound stakeholder management and knowledge sharing within QFF, between our members and across government and related business sectors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain a superior understanding of current affairs and the status of matters of importance to government and industry within the designated portfolio, and specifically to irrigation water.
  • Strategically and technically assess the current understandings, affairs, and status of matters of importance and advise the CEO of any recommended courses of action relevant to the portfolio area.
  • Develop and deliver to relevant third?parties (through engagement, official submissions etc.) the QFF position on matters of importance under the designated portfolio.
  • Establish productive and effective working relationships with representatives of member organisations, government, and other industry bodies and negotiate and liaise with these groups on policy issues.

How to apply

To request a full position description, please email

To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter (1-2 pages) outlining your claims for the position.

For questions about the role, please contact Dr Georgina Davis
on (07) 3837 4727.

Applications close CoB Friday, 22 March 2019

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