On 1 August 2019, a Joint Select Committee on Road Safety was established by the Australian Parliament to inquire into and report on the steps that can be taken to reduce Australia’s road accident rates, and investigate the impact of trauma and death on our roads. On average, more than 1,200 people are killed and […]

Growers and traders can contact Ombudsman to settle ongoing disputes

AUSVEG, the peak industry body for the Australian vegetable industry, has welcomed the establishment of a dispute resolution process under the Horticulture Code of Conduct. The process, established by the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) and AUSVEG is encouraging growers and traders in the fruit and vegetable industry to contact the office […]

Australian Biosecurity Awards went to those that helped improve our systems

Individuals and organisations that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to strengthening Australia’s biosecurity system have been recognised in the 2020 Australian Biosecurity Awards ceremony. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud said the annual awards were an important recognition of those making vital contributions to protecting our enviable biosecurity status. “Biosecurity is a […]