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Alicia Molik launches the Australian Made Summer of Tennis

The Australian Made Campaign today announced that Aussie tennis champion, Alicia Molik, would be the face of its summer campaign; The Australian Made Summer of Tennis. 

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Australian Made calls on consumers to buy Aussie this Christmas

The Australian Made Campaign is encouraging consumers to buy local this Christmas to support and celebrate local industry and local jobs.

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Australian Made welcomes ACCC action on country-of-origin claims

The Australian Made Campaign today welcomed the Federal Court’s decision to order Gold Coast retailer, UNJ Millenium Pty Ltd, to pay $55,000 in penalties after admitting it made false or misleading claims that sheepskin and wool bedding products were made in Australia, and contained 100% sheep wool or 100% alpaca wool. 

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Australian Made releases National Food Plan submission

The Australian Made Campaign today made public its Government submission on the National Food Plan, which is to be finalised early next year.

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New research reveals what consumers want when it comes to Australian Made

New research from Roy Morgan, commissioned by the Australian Made Campaign and released today, has revealed what consumers want when it comes to Australian made and grown products.

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Lower GST-free threshold for imports would be a win for Australia

The Australian Made Campaign is hailing the call for changes to the GST-free threshold for goods bought online from overseas vendors as a win for commonsense, good governance and fairness.

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Australian Made welcomes breakthrough for Aussie exports in China

In a major breakthrough for Australian exporters, the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo has now been formally trademarked in China.

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Australian Made calls on consumers to ‘Keep Australians Working’

The Australian Made Campaign is calling on consumers to help keep Australians in their jobs. 

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New food labelling requirements to support Australian Grown produce

The Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign (AMAG) has welcomed the decision by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) to formally approve the proposed extension of country of origin labelling to unpackaged beef, sheep and chicken meat in Australia.

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More food products to carry country of origin labels but better rules needed

The Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign (AMAG) welcomes the Federal Government’s move to improve country of origin labelling (CoOL) for food products but believes it doesn’t go far enough.

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Buying Australian still as important as ever as Australian Made logo turns 25

The Australian Made, Australian Grown logo is still as important as ever a quarter of a century after it was first introduced.

The certification trademark was launched in 1986 by then Prime Minister Bob Hawke to encourage consumers to buy Australian.

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If it's not Australian Grown it makes you wonder how it's grown

Australian shoppers are being urged to think critically about the impact of buying imported goods over Australian grown items, in a new campaign launched by Australian Made, Australian Grown.

The potential health and safety issues consumers face when eating or drinking imported products are highlighted in the latest Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) failed food reports, which found that a number of foreign foods failed to meet Australia’s strict standards.

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Australian Made Australian Grown helps shoppers through 'Made in' maze

Shoppers have the right to know where the products and produce they buy comes from but, as studies show, they are baffled by Australia’s current labelling laws.

Australian Made, Australian Grown Chief Executive Ian Harrison says  the Australian Made logo is a certification trademark which provides shoppers with a very recognisable and trustworthy solution to the maze of different country of origin labels and criteria products must meet.

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Logo misuse costs ugg boot trader dearly

The Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign has applauded the penalties imposed on online ugg-boot trader, Marksun Australia, for falsely claiming it ugg boots were made in Australia when they were made in China.

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Shoppers hold key to Australia's future

The onus is on shoppers now more than ever to buy Australian made and grown products and back local manufacturers and growers, as the rising Australian dollar exerts mounting pressure on businesses.

Research shows Australians have a clear preference for locally made and grown products, particularly for food but also for Australia’s wide range of world class manufactured goods.

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Aussie Made hub just the ticket for travellers

Have you bought a souvenir of Australia only to later discover it wasn’t locally made? Despair no more.

Discerning travellers can now take genuine Australian made goods on their travels after Federal Minister for Tourism Martin Ferguson officially opened the new and largest Australian Made Concept Store at Melbourne Airport today.

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New partnership fires up Mitchell businesses

KILMORE: AMAG licensee, Myriad Glass Studio opens its kiln at top heat as Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign and Mitchell Shire Council forge a new partnership to further promote local manufacturers and growers.

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AMAG urges retailers to support Australian grown

The Australian Made, Australian Grown Campaign is calling on all supermarkets and green-grocers to help our local growers and consumers by clearly and correctly labelling Australian grown produce.

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Buying Australian becomes curriculum

Teaching today’s school children the benefits of buying locally made and grown products has become much easier, according to the Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) Campaign.

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