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Brave new world: snapshot from the annual AFGC Supply Chain conference

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The latest news and updates in Australian food & agribusiness, including foreign investment, competition and consumer law.

Brave new world: snapshot from the annual AFGC Supply Chain conference

Discover key takeouts from the Grocery Council Supply Chain conference where thought leaders discussed issues facing the industry, anticipated future trends and shared new ideas.

17 October 2018
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Australian Plant Breeders’ Rights to be significantly strengthened

Significant changes to the regulation of Australian plant breeders’ rights are currently before Parliament.

21 June 2018
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AgriThinking: Federal Government launches inquiry into super investment in agriculture

The Federal Government has launched an inquiry into the barriers to increased superannuation fund investment in Australia’s agricultural sector.

04 June 2018
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The Future of Food and Grocery shopping

Insights and trends shaping the future of food and grocery retailing and consumption at the annual Food and Grocery Australia Conference.

30 May 2018
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Three ways to increase ASEAN-Australia collaboration in agri-food supply chain logistics

Australia and the ASEAN region are natural partners for cooperation on agriculture and food production, trade and investment.

22 May 2018
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A postcard from Beef Australia 2018 (Beef Week)

Key themes from this year’s Beef Week include emerging opportunities regarding trade and investment, branding and the importance this plays in the supply chain and more...

15 May 2018
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Postcard from AgTech Summit

There has been a significant amount of buzz around agricultural technology – AgTech – with incubators and accelerator programs popping up across Australia.

21 March 2018
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Helping Australia’s Agribusinesses adapt to changes to Australia’s foreign bribery laws

New legislation may make Australian companies liable for bribery of foreign public officials undertaken anywhere in the world.

21 February 2018
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New requirement for foreign purchases of agricultural land

On 1 February the Treasurer announced tightened policy requirements for foreign investors seeking FIRB approval to acquire agricultural land.

02 February 2018
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AgriThinking: With a new Federal Agriculture Minister, what can we expect in 2018?

What can we expect from the Australian Government in 2018 when it comes to agricultural trade, investment and finance?

30 January 2018
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A postcard from the AFGC Leadership Forum 2017 – Asia, health and energy on the menu

Three key themes dominated the Australian Food & Grocery Council Forum: the sector’s role in health, the wider relevance of Asia and the energy crisis.

02 November 2017
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Common issues in Australian agricultural sale and leaseback transactions

Sale and leaseback deals are an attractive way for institutional investors to obtain exposure to the agricultural sector but there are common issues that need to be carefully...

27 September 2017
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