Australian beef graziers yesterday held a crisis summit in Richmond in North-west Queensland to address ongoing low cattle prices. The low prices have been attributed to a “flooded market” because...

Australia has suspended live exports of cattle to Egypt and proposed “major reforms”, after video footage of animal cruelty at two Egyptian abattoirs was given to the Australian Government on Wednesday...

Several prominent Australian business leaders and food industry players met last week in Melbourne at a Global Food Forum to discuss the potential for expansion of Australian agriculture and food production...

The total value of food and liquor retailing in Australia grew by 4.2 per cent in 2011-12, to $135.8 billion. The figures come from ‘Australian Food Statistics’, a report produced by the Australian...

The Australian Federal Government could abandon plans for a voluntary code of conduct in favour of a mandatory code, enforceable by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). According...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is calling on the Australian government and the food industry to enforce mandatory nutrition targets to make processed foods healthier. Apart from requesting...

Australian food researchers have been called upon to make last-minute applications for funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) through the Industrial Transformation Research schemes. Those involved...

The Australian government is investing $40.9 million over ten years expanding its “stores licensing scheme” to improve access to healthy food in the Northern Territory. Stores licensing, as part of...

The Australian Government today released its National Food Plan green paper.  The aim is to develop Australia’s first national food plan to integrate all aspects of Government food policy and communication...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia has reacted to the Australian Government’s green paper for the National Food Plan. The green paper outlines the Government’s intention to develop a national...