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Canberra—14 & 15 February 2018


Venue: Members Dining Room, Old Parliament House

Wednesday 14 February—Unification

Setting the strategic direction for a single representative industry body

Time Session Details
9.00am Organisers' briefing  
10.00am Morning tea  
10.30am AOIWG workshop  
noon Organic industry lunch AOIWG invites organic industry stakeholders to lunch
1.00pm Organic industry update AOIWG presents to wider industry on the process to date and key issues
2.00pm Afternoon tea  
2.30pm A roadmap for the industry Forum on the consultation paper “Developing a roadmap for Australia’s organic industry”
4.00pm Strategic direction Organic industry agrees on strategic direction for representation. Organic industry stakeholders issue a statement on unification.

Wednesday 14 February—Celebration

Celebration of the Organic Industry, featuring certified organic food and beverages on the Senate Courtyard

Time Session Details
6.00pm Love Organic BBQ

Parliamentary Friends of Primary Producers

Hon David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources
Mrs Nola Marino MP
Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

8.00pm Close  

Thursday 15 February—Facilitation

Increasing Competitiveness in Premium Markets

Time Session Details
8.00am Organic industry breakfast Speakers
Hon David Littleproud MP, Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources
9.00am Review of organic export arrangements

David Cunningham
Assistant Secretary, Export Standards
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

11.00am Morning tea Networking
noon Close  


Media release​ Communique



Media release​ Workshop slides


Media release​ Agenda Paper - ATMAC project


Media release​ Agenda Paper - Governance