The move has been welcomed by unions, business leaders but clarity is still sought on eligibility.
Despite working closely with a "very supportive" federal government, the NFF wants the farm and food supply chain officially deemed an "essential service"
Retail and tourism workers who have found themselves out of work in the wake of coronavirus could be used to plug gaps in the agriculture industry.
Banks can show they've got the backs of farmers by immediately passing on, in full, today's rates cut says David Littleproud.
Some villages have reported being inundated with out-of-town shoppers, and although not widespread, the isolated incidents have been labelled "stupidity at its highest".
It comes a day after major airlines slashed the majority of their flights and a regional airline warned it is weeks away from collapsing.
"They were frustrated that decisions are being made for them, often with short-term objectives as the predominant driver."