Australian Food & Grocery Council

Industry Affairs

The Industry Affairs Division serves AFGC members by assisting and facilitating efforts towards an efficient and effective value chain, and through fostering fair and equitable access to market on reasonable commercial terms across the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector.

AFGC works with government, regulators, key industry stakeholders and retailer/wholesaler trading partners to tackle issues where an industry approach provides for better outcomes. Through its Industry Affairs Division, the AFGC delivers outcomes which promote operational efficiency and cost effectiveness for our members and that stimulate collaborative approach to business growth in the retail trading environment.



AFGC provides a broad range of services that assist our members to develop enhanced approaches to tackling key business challenges, and facilitate industry level developments targeting improved business practices and positive outcomes for our members.





– Provision of policy and practical advice on key supply chain issues including regulation/legislation, retail trade matters and global industry best practice.  Members Only.



SALES – Addressing issues impacting the FMCG industry that influence sustainable business growth such as the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct and the development and retention of talented Sales professionals.  Members Only.





SME SERVICES – Examining current and emerging issues that are of particular importance to SME members through the provision of specific services to support their businesses.  Members only.





TRADING PARTNER FORUM – Facilitating the meeting place for suppliers and retailers focusing on collaborative end-to-end value chain efficiency.  Click here for further information.



FOOD AND GROCERY CODE OF CONDUCT – Providing a broad range of services to support members with their implementation and ongoing management of the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct.  Click here for further information.




– examining and communicating the drivers behind the industry’s financial issues, emerging industry trends and business challenges in an ever-changing economic landscape.  Click here for further informaiton.





Nielsen Just a Click Away Digital Enablement and the Online Shopper July-2015
AFGC Sales Attraction Development and Retention Report
AFGC-AT Kearney Supply Chain Strategy and Capability Assessment 2015
AFGC – A Guide to Using Cost to Serve to Enable Effective Customer Engagement



Samantha Blake, Director, Industry Affairs
John Cawley, Associate Director, Industry Affairs