The following nominations have been received for the 2016 AFSA Committee. The AFSA AGM will be held at William Angliss Institute, 555 La Trobe Street, from 3 pm to 4.30 p.m. on Sunday, 18th October. President Tammi Jonas Current AFSA President Tammi Jonas is re-nominating for President for 2016 to continue her involvement in the […]
2015 President’s Report Tammi Jonas It’s been an exhilarating and challenging year as President of AFSA as I’ve worked with an amazing team of committed fair food activists to further the interests of food sovereignty in Australia. Part of the focus for the five-year-old Alliance this year has been to improve our internal operations with clearer processes for decision […]
Story by Nick Rose, May 2015.
Australia’s first food politics documentary, Fair Food, has been screened over 20 times since February this year to a combined audience of 1700 people. AFSA co-produced this documentary with Melbourne-based food publishers The Field Institute.
Story by Tammi Jonas, AFSA President, May 2015
It’s hard to acknowledge that your food might be unfair, but that’s the realization farmers who are using unscrupulous labour-hire contractors are facing after last Monday’s expose on Four Corners.
The proposed multi-million dollar expansion of Kernot Dairy, owned by the Chinese corporation Ningbo, is raising the ire of farmers and local residents in Gippsland on a day that commemorates the struggle of small farmers internationally.