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‘We’ve turned a corner’: farmers shift on climate change and want a say on energy

National Farmers’ Federation head Fiona Simson says people on the land can’t ignore what is right before their eyes

  • Katharine Murphy
  • The Guardian

Out in the bush, far from the ritualised political jousting in Canberra, attitudes are changing. Regional Australia has turned the corner when it comes to acknowledging the reality of climate change, says the woman now charged with safeguarding the interests of farmers in Canberra.

Feo 2bFiona Simson, a mixed farmer and grazier from the Liverpool plains in northern New South Wales, and the president of the National Farmers’ Federation, says people on the…

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