Our Objectives

In 2017, a summit of our active members said...

"Farmers for Climate Action is an inclusive movement driven by farmers, for farmers calling for immediate action on climate change and supporting on-farm adaptation and mitigation to ensure a positive future for generations of Australian farmers.

We are committed to working with farmers from all across Australia to communicate issues relating to climate change.

We are supporting farmers to be part of the solution to climate change through climate-smart farming practices. We recognize that many farmers are already leading the way.

We are actively advocating for more targeted research, development, extension and adoption to support farmers in successfully adapting to changing climatic conditions.

We are strongly advocating for immediate action on climate change at local, state and federal levels and working with our communities to ensure farmers have a strong voice on climate change.

We are calling on a rapid transformation of Australia’s energy system away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy in a way that maximizes benefits to farmers and regional communities.

We recognize that climate solutions can provide huge benefits for regional Australia, helping revitalize our communities."


Our national summit in 2017

Farmers for Climate Action (ACN: 617 941 376) is a not for profit public company limited by Guarantee. Our constitution says...

  1. The Principal Objects of the company are protect and enhance the natural environment, particularly water, air and soil quality and conservation; biodiversity; and ecologically sustainable land use, and provide education on impact on the natural environment of climate change, for the public benefit, by, without limitation:

  2. being an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organisation of farmers and leaders in agriculture contributing to tackling climate change and minimising its impact;

  3. providing accurate, accessible information about climate change and agriculture, to assist farmers, the broader agricultural supply chain, and the wider community to understand the problem, its impacts, and how farmers can contribute to solutions including changing on-farm practices to minimise environmental impacts;

  4. inspiring and mobilising farmers to achieve reductions in greenhouse emissions through both short-term projects and longer-term cultural change;

  5. assisting governments to promote and support changes to minimise climate change.