ACCC threatens to fine companies if repealed Carbon Tax savings not passed on The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the Australian Senate’s vote to repeal the Carbon Tax. Meanwhile,...

The Australian Government has released its National Food Plan, which it says will provide “a roadmap for the future” for governments, businesses and individuals to work together. But the plan has been...

Australian food manufacturers are struggling to pass on the costs of the carbon tax to customers according to new data just released by the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the foremost representative...

Food producers and food retailers are expecting heftier business costs arising from the Federal government’s recently implemented Carbon Price scheme, but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

Manufacturing activity continued to contract in June although the rate of contraction eased according to the latest Australian Industry Group – PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian...

The mandatory government imposition of a price for carbon emissions in Australia (which industry and consumers have dubbed the ‘carbon tax’) came into effect on Sunday 1 July, 2012. The Australian...

The Australian Government has today announced the first round of its A$99 million ‘Action on the Ground’ program to support farmers as they adjust to Australia’s new carbon tax regime. Action on...

The Australian Government will provide pig farmers with the opportunity to earn carbon credits for burning their pig manure, if proposed new legislation is approved under the government’s new Carbon...

Fonterra Australia, a subsidiary of New Zealand-based multi-national dairy giant Fonterra, has launched a guide for dairy farmers on how to manage the electricity cost increases of carbon pricing. John...

Research released today by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) predicts that, under the Federal Government’s carbon tax, Australian food manufacturers’ operating profits will fall by an...