Priorities and Policies
AFGC proactively represents and advocates on behalf of our industry and members. We engage with government officials at federal, state and local council levels to ensure that public policy is grounded in scientific evidence. We work to ensure that Australian consumers have access to high quality, safe products and are supported in making informed decisions.
As the peak industry body representing a leading sector and contributor to Australia’s economy, AFGC also works to enhance the strength and competitiveness of the fast moving consumer goods industry through its focus on supply chain efficiency and building collaborative working relationships with retailers.
AFGC has a focus and interest in helping to reduce the regulatory burden for members and cultivate a fair and open marketplace in which members can grow and compete cost effectively.
Our expertise and priority areas span:
- Health, Nutrition and Scientific Affairs
- Sustainable Practices
- Trade and Economics
- Industry Affairs
- Media, Corporate Affairs and Government Relations
- Legal and Regulatory Affairs
AFGC has a range of policy documents:
- Research and Development
- Food and Grocery Product Safety
- Allergen Labelling
- Industry Action on Sugar, Salt and Fat
- Front of Pack Labelling
- Responsible Marketing to Children
- Health Claims
- Halal Certification