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Businesses hopping to it: Australian producers and manufacturers rush to brand products as genuinely Aussie

The average number of businesses registering to use the Australian Made, Australian Grown logo each month has almost doubled over the past year.

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Celebrate Family Business Day 2015

Family Business Australia (FBA) and the Australian Made Campaign are calling on businesses around the country to promote their heritage and contribution to their local communities in the lead up to Family Business Day.

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Australian Made welcomes the decision to expand the GST to include online imports under $1000

The Australian Made Campaign enthusiastically welcomes the agreement by the country’s political leaders to broaden the GST to cover overseas online transactions worth less than $1000.

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Australian Made, Australian Grown logo to be incorporated into proposed new country-of-origin food labels

The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the Government’s proposed new country-of-origin labelling system for food, which will for the first time incorporate a bar chart showing what proportion of ingredients come from Australia, and will also include – for those products made and grown in Australia – the Australian Made, Australian Grown kangaroo logo.

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Campaign to help consumers spot genuine Aussie products

A national campaign will launch this week to remind consumers how to identify genuine Aussie products and produce. 

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Remember the roo: It’s time for consumers to have their say on food labelling

A variation of the iconic green-and-gold kangaroo logo is one of six graphics consumers are being asked to choose from to act as the new mandatory country-of-origin symbol for all Australian food products.

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Australian Made teams up with RANGEme to get genuine Aussie products on shelves

The Australian Made Campaign is teaming up with RANGEme to help give Aussie growers and manufacturers a competitive edge when pitching their products and produce to retail buyers.

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Industry united on country-of-origin labelling

The Australian Made Campaign is urging the Australian Government to stay on course with its proposals for mandatory country-of-origin labelling and not be distracted by issues related to the USA’s country-of-origin regime.

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Cardinia Shire Council shows support for local industry

Cardinia Shire Council is working with the Australian Made Campaign to support local growers and manufacturers.

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City of Gold Coast leads the Australian-made campaign in Queensland

City of Gold Coast is advocating for local manufacturers in its role as an Australian Made Campaign Supporter, and calling on other local councils to do the same.

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Industry bodies form an alliance in support of Aussie business

Two powerful influences in Australian industry, Family Business Australia and the Australian Made Campaign, are coming together in partnership to help foster business collaboration and offer improved access to resources.

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Fashion Revolution Day highlights Australian Made labels

The Australian Made Campaign is working with Fashion Revolution Day Australia to celebrate local clothing and accessory manufacturers.

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Australian Made helping to connect business with business

The Australian Made Campaign has launched the ‘Australian Made Business-to-Business (B2B) Portal’—an interactive resource hub for Australian businesses. The portal can be used to search for certified Australian Made products with a B2B application and access exclusive business opportunities available only to Australian manufacturers and growers.

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The Australian Made Campaign welcomes consultation on new food labels

The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the Government’s decision to consult with stakeholders and undertake consumer research into its proposal to introduce a mandatory ‘Australian content’ symbol for all locally produced food products.

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Australian Made furniture and bedding showcased at Furnitex Connect

The Australian Made Campaign is pleased to announce its support of Furnitex Connect, an initiative of the Australian Furniture Association (AFA).

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The Australian Made Campaign issues a reminder to buy Aussie this Easter

The Australian Made Campaign is reminding consumers to look for the ‘Australian Made, Australian Grown’ logo this Easter, and support the production of fresh and tasty produce and high quality products like fish, lamb and chocolate in Australia.

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The Australian Made Campaign partners with Snooze in a dream come true for bedding manufacturers

Snooze, one of Australia’s largest retailers of bedding and bedroom furniture, has partnered with the Australian Made Campaign, to help promote and advocate for local manufacturers.

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Councils collaborate to support local growers and manufacturers

Councils from all over Victoria will convene next week to discuss best practice for promoting and supporting local growers and manufacturers at the Australian Made Campaign Supporters Forum.

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The Australian Made Campaign conditionally welcomes food labelling Bill

The Australian Made Campaign today welcomed the renewed focus on country-of-origin labelling in Parliament, brought about by the reintroduction of a food labelling Bill by the Greens party and independent Senator Nick Xenophon.

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Warning to check country-of-origin labels following hepatitis A scare

The Australian Made Campaign is encouraging consumers to spend more time checking the country-of-origin labels on food products in the wake of a national recall of imported frozen berries which authorities believe to be contaminated with hepatitis A.

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