Australian food manufacturing expands in latest period, PMI stats Food manufacturing was one of four manufacturing sub-sectors to expand in November 2014, according to the Australian Industry Group Australian...

Fairfax Media claims supermarket growth focus on ‘Junk’ food and cigarettes – confidential data leaked Fairfax Media’s  Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age over the weekend have published...

Half yearly results show convenience industry resilience The Australian convenience sector has recorded a strong growth rate of 4 per cent for the first half of 2014, according to a State of the Industry...

Smoking rates in young people fall following point-of-sale tobacco display ban, study Smoking rates in Australia among young people aged 12-24 years fell from 15 per cent to 11 per cent in the 24 months...

The performance of the Australian manufacturing sector, including food and beverage manufacturing, worsened significantly in April 2013 amid weakening economic conditions, according to industry association...

The High Court of Australia has rejected the constitutional challenge by major tobacco companies to the Federal Government’s plain packaging laws. The new laws were passed in November 2011 but allowed...

A majority of Australians believe Australia has an alcohol problem that shows no sign of disappearing soon, according to an Annual Alcohol Poll conducted by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education...

Earlier this week a Federal Government commissioned taskforce relayed the results of research into preventative health strategies, providing an insight into the possible future of regulation for food and...

The future for health policy in Australia has been outlined today, with plans to hike cigarette prices, ban the sponsorship of sport for alcohol companies and develop a National Food and Nutrition Network. The...

Alcohol researchers from Curtin University in Perth believe they have discovered evidence that the alcohol sector uses a variety of strategies to distract public debate on the issue of health and alcohol...