Australian Food & Grocery Council

Media Releases

BUDGET TO DRIVE INVESTMENT AND GROWTH

10 May 2017

The 2017 Budget rightly puts the focus on jobs and growth and highlights the scale of the economic challenge facing […]

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INDEX PREDICTS CONTINUED SLOWING IN RETAIL SALES GROWTH

27 April 2017

Published today, the 25th edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index has pointed to a return to slowing retail turnover […]

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FOOD AND BEVERAGE SECTOR: A KEY PARTNER IN DRIVING HEALTHIER OUTCOMES

20 February 2017

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) said the release of a national obesity plan by a group of academics […]

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Welcome Improvement to NSW Deposit Scheme Rollout

16 February 2017

          Industry and environment groups have welcomed the change to the start date of the NSW […]

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FOOD AND DRINK TAX PROPOSAL IGNORES IMPACT ON COSTS OF LIVING

15 February 2017

A paper released today by the University of Melbourne calling for the taxation of fat, salt and sugar has essentially […]

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GOVERNMENT INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP TO UNLOCK AUSTRALIA’S AGRIFOOD EXPORTS

15 February 2017

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) and the Australian Government today formed a key partnership to help tackle non-tariff […]

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INDEX PREDICTS A TEMPORARY UPLIFT IN RETAIL SALES

31 January 2017

The latest edition of the AFGC CHEP Retail Index, a lead indicator of Australian Bureau of Statistics Retail Trade Data, […]

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AFGC CEO

31 January 2017

The Chairman of the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), Mr Terry O’Brien, today announced that AFGC CEO Gary Dawson […]

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JUDGEMENT ON ACCC WOOLWORTHS SUPPLIER CASE

8 December 2016

Comments from Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) CEO, Mr Gary Dawson. Today’s Federal Court judgement in the case brought […]

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INDUSTRY SEEKS CONSTRUCTIVE RESPONSE TO OBESITY

23 November 2016

          The Australian retail, farming, grocery and beverage sectors contribute more than $311bn to the economy […]

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STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2016 REPORT: EXPORTS GENERATE GROWTH DESPITE DIFFICULT DOMESTIC CONDITIONS

7 November 2016

The Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC) annual industry snapshot State of the Industry 2016, released today, shows a 14% […]

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Index Predicts Modest Growth in Retail Sales for Christmas Trading

28 October 2016

In what is starting to feel like déjà vu, retail sales growth will remain positive despite a modest slowdown heading […]

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