News & Media

Year: 2019

Release of Modern Slavery Act 2018: Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities

The Modern Slavery Act 2018: Draft Guidance for Reporting Entities (Draft Guidance) has been released for public consultation.

CLIMATE POLICY NEEDS FLEXIBILITY AND STAGED TRANSITION

The Australian Food and Grocery Council said that the climate policy announced today by the Federal Opposition will need careful consideration and an effective transition to ensure the policy objectives are met while enabling businesses to adjust. AFGC CEO Ms Tanya Barden said that the $132 billion food […]

AFGC SUMMARY OF THE 2019 BUDGET

The Federal Treasurer the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP tonight handed down a Budget for 2019-20 delivering a surplus of $7.1 billion whilst proposing lower taxes and increased funding for essential services. The Budget relies on investing in a strong economy and controlled government spending to deliver the outcomes.

GOVERNMENTS RESPONSE TO THE REVIEW OF THE FOOD AND GROCERY CODE OF CONDUCT

Assistant Treasurer, Stuart Robert, has today released the Government’s response to the independent Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Review. The Review was conducted throughout 2018, led by Professor Graeme Samuel, AC, with support from Treasury. The AFGC played an active role throughout the Review process and consultations. […]

Supply Chain Newsletter - March 2019

The AFGC’s Supply Chain Newsletter for March is now available Login to the Members Centre to read the newsletter.