Peak horticulture organisation Growcom has released a new report warning of the increasing magnitude of Australia’s net fresh fruit and vegetable importation, and called for an end to complacency...

Federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig’s announcement to consult Australia’s food and grocery manufacturing industry on key issues to develop a National Food Plan has been welcomed by the Australian...

Food industry players and sustainability experts will come together in April this year at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium for the National Sustainable Food Summit, a two-day independent forum focusing...

Research undertaken by the federal Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is a wake-up call on the issue of Australia’s future food security, according to Rachel Mackenzie, policy spokesperson...

The Victorian Government will protect the future of Australian crops by making the first ever Australian germplasm deposit in the world’s most important seedbank reserve next month.Minister for Agriculture...

South Australian Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation, Grace Portolesi, today announced a new comprehensive food security strategy for the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. The...

World food prices have climbed to their highest level for over two years, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said. The FAO said commodity price pressures show little sign of abating...

Bee mortality is rising while the number of beekeepers in Europe is declining, all of which could have a serious impact on food production since most plants and crops are pollinated by bees. The European...

Floods and droughts in major grain producing countries this year have triggered a sharp increase in food prices, highlighting the vulnerability of the world’s food production systems and agricultural...

The Public Health Association of Australia has criticised the Government’s new Food Policy Working Group, saying that its panel represents industry presence over public heath interests. The Working...