Submission to Senate Economics Committee Inquiry into the Trade Practices Act Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill (No. 2) 2010
In this submission the Australian Made Campaign proposes to clarify of the concept of ‘substantial transformation’, specify processes which, by themselves, do not satisfy this test, and disallow qualified claims for products which do not satisfy this test. In addition, Australian Made proposes making 'Grown in' claims relating to representations about the origin of ingredients or components of a good more stringent. Finally, Australian Made seeks to have the AMAG logo prescribed for use as a representation of country of origin where the level of cost of production is 51% or greater.