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IMPACT OF RAPID ESCALATION OF STEVEDORE INFRASTRUCTURE CHARGES

12 December 2018

There has been a rapid escalation in infrastructure charges from stevedore operators in Australia over the past couple of years. […]

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SENATE SELECT COMMITTEE INTO THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC IN AUSTRALIA – REPORT ISSUE

7 December 2018

On 10 May 2018, the Senate resolved that the Select Committee into the obesity epidemic in Australia. Login to the […]

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FEDERAL MODERN SLAVERY LEGISLATION – UPDATE

6 December 2018

The Australian Government’s Modern Slavery Bill 2018 has passed through the House of Representatives and has become law. Login to […]

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HEALTH STAR RATING 5 YEAR REVIEW – DATA REQUEST

30 November 2018

The Health Star Rating (HSR) Front-of-Pack Labelling Scheme five year review is now in its final stages. The HSR review […]

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SciTech News – November 2018

30 November 2018

The November edition of the AFGC’s SciTech News is now available. Log in to the Members Centre to read the […]

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International Trade Advisory Group call for nominations

13 November 2018

International trade presents an important opportunity to the Australian food and grocery sector. Export is an area of growth for […]

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Accessing the China Market

12 November 2018

China presents food manufacturers and exporters with an exciting market opportunity, however businesses can often be confused by the complexity […]

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Coles and Woolworths release Sustainability Reports

2 November 2018

Wesfarmers and the Woolworths Group recently released their Sustainability Reports for 2017/18 detailing their priorities for the 2018/19 year. Login […]

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Independent Review of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Final Report Released

1 November 2018

Yesterday, the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Stuart Robert MP, released Professor Graeme Samuel AC’s Food and Grocery Code of Conduct […]

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NOMINATIONS FOR 2019 TELSTRA BUSINESS WOMEN’S AWARDS NOW OPEN

30 October 2018

Support successful women in food and grocery manufacturing – and across all industries – by nominating them in the 2019 […]

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EXTENSION TO THE FIVE YEAR REVIEW OF THE HEALTH STAR RATING SYSTEM CONSULTATION

24 October 2018

AFGC has been advised that in response to stakeholder feedback, the Reviewers have extended the timeframe for submissions to the […]

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INQUIRY INTO LEGISLATION TO CHANGE R&D TAX INCENTIVES

23 October 2018

The Federal Government announced plans to change the R&D Tax Incentives thresholds during the Federal Budget in May. Login to […]

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