Australian wine sales in China and in the Republic of Korea could rise significantly if existing import tariffs on Australian wine by those two nations were phased out. Today, the Australian Bureau of...

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...

Following a cabinet reshuffle announced today by Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Australia’s Senator Kim Carr has lost his position as Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research...

One of the world’s largest accountancy and business consultancy firms, Grant Thornton, today published its annual international business report on the food and beverage industry. The report highlights...

One million litres of milk will be going to people in need under an historic new partnership between Foodbank Australia and the Australian dairy industry, which is being supported by the Australian Government. The...

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) today urged the Federal Government’s Future Jobs Forum, at Parliament House, Canberra, to explore new ways of safeguarding jobs in Australia’s food and...

Australia’s largest ASX-listed dairy company Bega Cheese has announced plans to complete a merger with Victorian-based dairy co-operative Tatura Milk Industries by the end of 2011. Bega Cheese acquired...

Foreign investors continue to target Australia’s lucrative sugar industry, as Chinese-owned Tully Sugar Limited vies with Singapore-based conglomerate Sucrogen to purchase Queensland’s Proserpine Co-operative...

A new export certification system for Australian meat, announced this week by Federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig, comes into effect on 1 October 2011. The new system is a co-regulatory arrangement...