ACCC empowered by Competition and Consumer Act amendment The Coalition Government has passed legislation in the Senate that gives the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) the power to...

Northern Australia could double Australia’s agricultural output by “developing a food bowl”, with a focus on premium produce, according to a paper released by the Federal Opposition coalition parties. The...

The Victorian Liberal Coalition Government is contributing $2 million towards Mars Australia’s new expansion of its large manufacturing facility in Ballarat. The Mars expansion, which will cost AU$52...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council said today that commitments by both of the major political parties to reforming anti-dumping laws in Australia will benefit Australia’s food manufacturers. Dumping...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has applauded the decision by the Federal Government to oppose the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling Palm Oil) Bill 2011. The AFGC is now urging...

The Coalition Government has signed off on a $73.2 million initiative to safeguard Victoria’s agricultural sector, upgrade infrastructure and improve on-farm productivity and profitability.Minister...

“There will be no new investments or priorities for Australia’s $137 billion-a-year farm sector under a Gillard Government,” is National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) President David...

“Today’s announcement by Opposition Leader Tony Abbott of an extra $300 million for on-farm works is a positive new investment in water-saving infrastructure in the Murray-Darling Basin,”...

Coalition’s agriculture policy meets with approval The Coalition’s new Agriculture Policy, released today, offers $150 million for increased research and development in agriculture and $8 million...

In A double windfall for farmers the Coalition has committed to pursuing comprehensive trade agreements – reaffirming agriculture as a central pillar in all negotiations – and returning to...