The food and grocery sector is a major part of manufacturing industry in Australia, playing a vital role in Australia’s economic...

Prime Minister Julia Gillard alongside Trade and Competitiveness Minister Craig Emerson have welcomed Mexico as the newest member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

A leaked federal government study has revealed June's ban of live export to Indonesia cost 326 jobs, stranded 274,000 animals and had a negative financial impact on 58 percent of affected farmers.

Small businesses and individuals impacted by the recent suspension of live exports are being offered Government assistance packages, after it was revealed the move left some businesses in precarious positions.