NSW Government gives multi-peril crop insurance support thumbs down

THE NSW Government will not be subsidising multi-peril crop insurance (MPCI) premiums, despite the fact an independent review has found it may boost farmers’ financial self-reliance during drought.

The announcement follows the delivery to government last week of the final Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) report on MPCI incentive measures assessed against the drought program evaluation framework.
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Publication: Grain Central
Date: 07 July 2017

By Liz Wells