Media Release - Organic industry workshop in Toowoomba

Media Release

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Organic products

Toowoomba consultations next Wednesday—Seeking views of all organic producers

Have your say on the future of the organic industry

Policy Partners Pty Ltd is conducting regional consultations, seeking the views of organic producers about the future leadership of their industry.

The consultations are part of a project initiated by organic industry leaders from across Australia who are collaborating with a view to establishing a harmonised national voice for all organic producers, certifiers and the supply chain.

Queensland Beef ExpoThis workshop is being held in conjunction with the Queensland Beef Expo at the Toowoomba Showgrounds. Organic beef producers are encouraged to attend the workshop and the expo. Arrange a complimentary ticket to the Queensland Beef Expo when you register with Policy Partners for the workshop.

Tony Webster, Managing Director of Policy Partners, said "There are many organic beef producers in this region. This is a great opportunity for them to participate in both events. But, of course, we want to hear the views of everyone in the organic industry - not just beef producers. There are also many other fantastic organic products being produced in areas surrounding Toowoomba."

Mr Webster also said "The consultations are part of a project to produce a roadmap for the industry. One possible path in that roadmap is the creation of a new national peak body to provide a harmonised voice for the organic industry."

The 2½ hour consultation workshop will be held in Toowoomba at 3.00pm next Wednesday 30th August.

Policy Partners has published an Issues Paper to guide the consultations. For further information, visit the project website at www.organicindustries.com.au

RSVP is required for catering purposes. Please email enquiries@organicindustries.com.au or phone/text Tony Webster on 0448439334 to register.

Consultation Workshop
Organic Industries of Australia

3.00pm―5.30pm Wednesday 30 August
Venue: Committee Room, Toowoomba Showgrounds, QLD

RSVP enquiries@organicindustries.com.au

Contact

Tony Webster
Project Manager
0448 439 334

Policy Partners has been appointed by the Working Group to manage the project.


Background

The Australian Organic Industry Working Group has appointed Policy Partners Pty Ltd project manager to guide it through the initial phase of the project.

Policy Partners has distinctive expertise in the delivery of complex projects spanning multiple stakeholders across industry, government and the private sector. Policy Partners specialises in policy, strategy, economic and performance.

 

Queensland Beef ExpoQueensland Beef Expo is set to be Southern Queensland’s leading Beef Industry and Farming event, showcasing a vast range of products and services. Now in its second year we have more exhibitors, more products and more engaging seminars and workshops.

A new initiative this year will be the inclusion of a Safety Forum and Demonstration area for off road vehicles. This has never been done at any field day in Australia.

More to see, more product on show, more to learn and more to enjoy so get your friends and work colleagues together and get to The Queensland Beef Expo. All the details are at www.beefexpo.com.au

 

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