News & Media

Year: 2020

Stimulus package will help secure Aussie food and grocery manufacturing jobs

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has applauded the Federal Government for its fast-tracked and generous economic stimulus package, announced today in response to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic. The nation’s food, beverage and grocery industry – Australia’s largest manufacturing sector – will benefit from the package, which […]

AFGC STATEMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

In the wake of coronavirus, the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is working closely with suppliers and supermarkets to ensure minimal disruption to supply chains. Australian consumers can be confident essential products and their favourite brands will continue to be available as the coronavirus runs its course. […]

AFGC WELCOMES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT TO BUILD RECYCLING CAPACITY BY SUPPORTING INDUSTRY

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s commitment to invest in the nation’s waste market through incentivisation and increased capacity. Speaking at today’s National Plastics Summit, Prime Minister Scott Morrison signalled a move towards government incentivisation and co-investment to support industry. He also […]

Plastics Summit opportunity for collaboration, action: AFGC

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) is proud to be taking part in today’s National Plastics Summit, which is a unique and valuable opportunity for government, industry and the community to come together and collaborate on waste and recycling issues. The summit is a Federal Government initiative […]

Support Australian farmers, manufacturers and businesses this Australia Day, say peak bodies

    Australia’s peak farming, food manufacturing and small business groups have banded together, urging the community to back the nation’s growers, makers and businesses this Australia Day. With ongoing drought, and recent fire and flood ravaging much of the country, Australian farmers, food manufacturers and businesses, small […]