Federal budget will support small business, says government as it gets ready for an early election The Australian Government has said the Federal Budget, set to be delivered next week, will include measures...

The Australian food industry has mostly welcomed the Budget announcement, with the agribusiness sector largely spared the “fall of the axe” of austerity measures in the Budget, announced last night....

Australian Treasurer,Wayne Swan has disappointed food growers, producers and retailers with little new being offered them in the latest Federal budget, which was released by Mr Swan on 14 May 2013. Some...

Despite it already being 10 years in the making, the due date for the completion of the revised draft Standard for Nutrition Health and Related Claims (Standards 1.2.7 – Proposal P293) has been extended...

The Australian Federal Budget, handed down last night (8 May 2012) by Treasurer Wayne Swan has been described by the Treasurer as a “battlers’- budget.” The Budget allocates some extra funding...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) today urged the Federal Government to offer “similar assistance” to Australia’s food industry as it offers the automotive industry when considering...

Australia’s leading representative of food and grocery manufacturers has hit out at this year’s Federal Budget for neglecting the sector despite applauding the $22 billion infrastructure spending. Australian...

The 2009-2010 Federal Budget takes a long-term and hopeful view of Australia’s powers of recovery. It is a ‘dig deep and hope the recession ends soon’ approach, according to the Australian...