ABC Breakfast program journalist Cathy van Extel reports on the milk price wars and interviews dairy farmer Ross McInnes who has been involved in the dairy industry for nearly 40 years. McInnes says that “nearly 90% of farms have been affected in the Queensland floods and to have Coles say […]
Originally from a South Australian wheat and sheep farm, Derek Byerlee has been appointed to the World Food Security Committee (known as CFS), of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), which meets this month in Rome. Byerlee was interviewed by Ann Kruger of ABC Landline in 2008 about […]
QUALITY investigation by the ABC’s background briefing team into the plight of many Australian farmers, the buying up of Australian farming land and the future of food and water security in Australia is hosted by Stephen Crittendon. Background Briefing interviews guests from farmers to overseas company employees to author Julian […]
The Amercian Medical Association has just approved a new ground breaking policy on sustainable food and farming.
WHAT sad, sad news: Perth’s western suburbs newspaper The Post reports that Cottesloe town council is about to review a staff report that recommends taxing ‘unauthorised’ verge vegetable gardens. According to the 08 November 2008 edition, the internal council report recommends that Cottesloe residents wanting to plant a kitchen garden […]