Professor Paul Burton had a piece published in The Conversation on Monday, 9th July, titled Grow Your Own: Making Australian Cities More Food-Secure. Prof Burton covers familiar territory here in terms of drivers of change (climate change, resource constraints, loss of farmland to competing uses) and the perceived benefits of urban and re-localised food production. […]
New research published by the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance shows that most Australians have never heard of the term ‘food security’. Only 25% of the adult population feel confident in saying what it means. Also, most Australians have no concerns about Australia’s food supply over the next several decades. These findings point to the need […]
When someone with the business acumen, experience and wealth of Dick Smith admits that Australia’s food system is broken, you know we have a problem. Dick is not accustomed to defeat, but he admits that Dick Smith Foods will probably stop operating soon. In this interview he argues for policies by government that are essentially […]
Chairperson of the Indonesian Peasant Union and the General Coordinator of the global small farmer and peasant movement La Via Campesina has had an opinion article published in the Canberra Times on Monday, 20th June 2011.
AFSA National Coordinator Nick Rose and Greenpeace GM Wheat Campaigner Claire Parfitt had an article published on the Australian comment website and discussion forum, Online Opinion, on 13th June 2011.