The campaign against junk food advertising to children is gaining momentum with consumer group CHOICE releasing research indicating most parents believe junk food advertising undermines their efforts to...

Australia may have its own food crisis, with the WA Vegetable Growers Association indicating their fear that WA will be unable to feed itself with fresh local produce by about 2020. The WA Vegetable Growers...

Peak horticulture body Growcom has reacted with outrage at Queensland legislation introduced last night which has withdrawn damage mitigation permits for the shooting of flying foxes. The decision came...

The unit pricing plan, which has been gathering momentum throughout the year, was finally introduced to the Senate yesterday by the Family First Party. The proposed changes, to the way grocery prices are...

Legislation to apply a 25c levy on plastic bags was introduced to the senate by the Australian Greens Party yesterday. According to the Greens, similar laws have resulted in reducing plastic bag use by...

The heavily publicised ‘alcopop’ tax is no certainty to be passed through the Senate, with both the Liberal and Greens parties indicating a lack of support for the legislation. The bill, which...

The Federal Budget, announced on May 13, has changed legislation to ensure that workplace lunches can no longer be considered a salary sacrifice. Paying for lunch with pre-tax money has, not surprisingly,...

The 2008 Vogue Entertainment + Travel produce awards were announced earlier this week at Sydney’s Aria restaurant. The awards, chosen by a leading group of chefs, food writers and broadcasters, are...

The Federal Government is attempting to sharpen the teeth of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission with an increase in funding of $45.2 million over the next four years. The bulk of the funding...

A popular Sunshine Coast shopping centre has been purchased by a mystery buyer. Colonial First State Global Management has sold the Noosa Fair Shopping Centre for $41.75 million to a “private investor”...