Organic industry members and stakeholders, including organic vegetable growers, are encouraged to attend an upcoming symposium to discuss the future of the sector and the formation of a new peak body.

The Australian Government has announced a range of initiatives to drive the profitability, resilience and sustainability of the organic sector, including committing $30.8 million under the Agriculture White Paper to increase access to premium markets.

Dates: 14–15 February 2018
Location: Old Parliament House, 18 King George Terrace, Parkes ACT

This symposium is being convened to discuss the future of the government’s organic program and to deliberate on the formation of a new organic industry peak body to represent the industry. For more information on the symposium, please click here. To register to attend, visit the symposium’s EventBrite page.

This post appeared in the AUSVEG Weekly Update published 6 February 2018.