About Us

The Northern Territory Farmers Association (NT FARMERS) is the peak body for the Plant Industry in the Northern Territory and is an amalgam of the former Northern Territory Agricultural and Horticultural Associations. NT Farmers commenced operation on 1 July 2012.

Download the NT Farmers Association Membership Application Form

Become a Member of the NT Farmers Association

Download the attached form or complete a form online via: http://goo.gl/forms/4tk0AJ3DwIuonxCG2


NT Farmers Association August Newsletter

Please download the attached newsletter publication (June Edition)


Pay Guide - Horticulture Award 2010 current from July 2016

Please find attached a pay guide for the 2010 Horticulture Award, published 28 June 2016.

Pay rates change from 1 July each year, the rates in this guide apply from 01 July 2016.


NT Farmers Own Greg Owens Wins Community Stewardship Award

NT Farmers Industry Development Manager, Greg Owens has been recognised for his tireless efforts in helping farmers develop strong farm businesses and management practices in the Territory by being awarded the Community Stewardship Award at the 2016 National Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner.


2016 Agricultural Census - Get involved today

The 2016 Agricultural Census is here.

NT Farmers supports the 2016 Agricultural Census. Please complete today. Quality agricultural statistics help us to help you.


Wages & Awards

Horticultural and Pastoral Awards

The new minimum rate as of 1 July 2012  is $15.96

The casual loading is still transitioning from the original 20% (prior to the Modern Awards) to the new 25% as stated in the Modern Awards. For the 2012-2013 year the casual loading is 23% (next year it is 24% and in 2014-2015 it reaches the full 25%).