COVID-19 UPDATE

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Well, another day and this pandemic is increasing rapidly. This morning there were 311 cases in WA, 4,163 in Australia and 18 deaths. Although we have started to flatten the curve, health professionals are saying we need to do more. … Continued

COVID-19 UPDATE

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The McGowan Government and FoodAllianceWA have today launched a dedicated program to support jobs and fill labour shortages in the agriculture and food industry across Western Australia in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new website – http://www.jobsinwafoodandag.com – will allow workers … Continued

COVID-19 UPDATE

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Southern Dirt has passed your messages to government and will continue to do so during this crisis.  Last night the Minister for Agriculture released a statement saying that food and agriculture production and supply chains will not be affected by … Continued

COVID-19 UPDATE

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With the first 4 positive detection of the virus in the Southwest, it is only a matter of time till we see it transmitted to other regional communities. It is now time to up the anti and really look at … Continued

COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR NATIVE “BUSH FOODS” CONTINUE TO GROW AMID INCREASING DEMAND FROM CONSUMERS & THE INTERNATIONAL CULINARY SCENE

Article by Jeremy Lemon, DPIRD Albany Australian native bushfoods are set to go mainstream, thanks in part to growing global trends in nutrient-rich “superfoods” and a return in both popularity and consumer awareness to foraged and native ingredients on Australia’s … Continued