Voluntary supermarket code of conduct won’t work: Farmers
The agricultural industry and farmer groups don’t believe the proposed voluntary Food and Grocery Code of Conduct will be enough to protect their interests against the might of the supermarket duopoly.
Small grocers shocked at proposed increase to supermarket hours of trade
The Australian National Retailers Association is lobbying the federal government to deliver unrestricted trading every day except Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.
Supermarkets and food industry agree to new code of conduct
After months of negotiation, Coles and Woolworths, and the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) have reached an historic agreement on the terms of a new industry code of conduct.
Illegal tobacco sales and cheap cigarettes hurting small business
Small businesses are hurting as tobacco laws unintentionally push smokers to large grocery outlets and illegal tobacco traders. The Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) says regulations must change.
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