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The Australian Made Campaign’s media centre; where you will find the latest information about Australian Made and Australian Grown initiatives, campaigns and commentary.
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Logo helps get local products and produce into export markets

The network of overseas businesses using the famous green-and-gold Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo to boost the Asian sales of their imported Australian products and produce has grown, with the announcement that Benelux Flowers and Food Private Limited has become licensed to use the AMAG logo.

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Australian Made welcomes inquiry into country-of-origin labelling

The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the announcement that the House of Representatives Agriculture and Industry Committee is conducting an inquiry into country-of-origin labelling for food this year.

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GST threshold non-decision a disgrace

The Australian Made Campaign has expressed extreme concern at the decision by State and Federal Government Treasurers to defer dealing with the issue of GST not applying to online purchases of imported goods costing less than $1000.

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Australian Made appeals to shoppers to buy local this Easter

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to keep up the momentum and buy local this Easter, after a surge in support for locally made and grown products following the organisation’s ‘Make Every Day Australia Day’campaign.

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Gold Coast City commits to local industry

In a Queensland first, the City of Gold Coast (CoGC) is supporting local industry by becoming an Australian Made Campaign Supporter.

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The Original Eumundi Markets is making a mark

Local artisans are putting their own twist on the iconic green-and-gold kangaroo Australian Made, Australian Grown logo, thanks to a new collaboration between the Australian Made Campaign and the Original Eumundi Markets.  

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Wake-up call may be too late

The announcement by Toyota that it will cease manufacturing cars in Australia by 2017 is another critical reminder that Australians must think about the consequences of their buying decisions before they make them.

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Australian Made welcomes Anti-Dumping Commission findings and penalties

The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the finding by the Anti-Dumping Commission that more than half of all imported processed tomatoes from Italy have been illegally dumped, and that dumping penalties have been imposed on the offending exporters.

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NSW wins the national Australian Made Foundation Cup

Both the girls and boys NSW teams have won the national Australian Made Foundation Cup, after a series of playoffs that took place at the Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club in Victoria this week.  

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Campaign calls on consumers to buy Aussie throughout January in celebration of Australia Day

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to ‘Make Every Day Australia Day’, and celebrate Australia’s delicious, nutritious food and high quality products throughout the month of January.

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Australian Made calls on consumers to buy local or face losing more jobs

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to buy local or face losing more jobs, following the announcements by Ford and Holden that they will cease manufacturing motor cars in Australia within the next three to four years.

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Shoppers encouraged to celebrate local products and produce this Christmas

The Australian Made Campaign is urging shoppers seeking out local products and produce this Christmas to look for the Australian Made, Australian Grown logo.

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Australian Made launches resources for teachers and students

In response to research revealing primary school children have a poor understanding of where their food and manufactured products come from, the Australian Made Campaign, in association with Kids Media, has developed and launched an exciting range of new resources for teachers and students. The resources aim to teach kids about how goods get from paddock to plate and factory to family; and the importance and benefits of buying locally made and grown products.

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Alf Cristaudo elected to Australian Made Campaign BoD

Queensland sugarcane grower, Alf Cristaudo, was elected to the Australian Made Campaign Board of Directors at the organisation’s AGM this month. 

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Alicia Molik launches the Australian Made Summer of Tennis

Tennis champion Alicia Molik is serving up an Australian Made Summer of Tennis, as the face of a campaign that celebrates sporting achievements while highlighting the importance of buying Australian products and produce.

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Australian Made welcomes preliminary report on dumped imports

The Australian Made Campaign has welcomed the preliminary report from the Anti-Dumping Commission, which finds in favour of local processors, and recommends that additional tariffs be imposed on processed tomatoes which are found to have been dumped.

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Australian Made welcomes cable recall in NSW, calls on remaining States to take action

The Australian Made Campaign is hailing the recall by NSW Fair Trading of unsafe, non-compliant cable being manufactured in China and sold to local electrical contractors as a life-saving intervention.

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Australian Made welcomes branding breakthrough for Aussie exports to South Korea

In a major breakthrough for Australian exporters, the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo has now been formally trade marked in South Korea.

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Australian Made calls on businesses to ‘buy Australian’

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on businesses to revisit their procurement policies; after research released today revealed just 20 per cent of Australian companies have a firm policy of buying Australian-made goods wherever possible.

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Australian Made calls on Government to support country-of-origin branding

In the lead up to the forthcoming election, The Australian Made Campaign has called for a commitment in Government for stronger support for country-of-origin branding.

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