Posts filed under Australian

What is Climate Change? A Unique Perspective and Overview.

The Global Strike 4 Climate took place in 110 towns and cities across Australia. Greta is calling for ‘system change not climate change’ as well, and recognises that changes to political, economic and social systems are essential.

Introducing potential harm and eliminating competition for certain industries with genetic modification?

Many long established food and farming systems are collapsing, and some of those who have long been demonising traditional meat and dairy, or envisioned more control of a valuable resource like the food supply, are racing in to capitalise.

Bush Summit 2019, Climate Change and Regeneration in Australia

Drought-stricken farmers and their neighbours in country communities may not have heard exactly what they wanted from the PM, but Scott Morrison did make some significant statements that the media did not pick up on in their reporting.

Antibiotic-resistant microbes: Why do we have this Man-Made Problem?

Antibiotic-resistant microbes and infections are on the rise. There is a lot of institutional divisiveness that expects us all to adhere to standards of food safety, but an ignorance of how we are mass producing resistant microbes.

The Psychology behind enabling the Raw Milk Revolution to thrive in Australia

We are currently in profound times of change, new paradigms, new ways of thinking and new ways of being. Old beliefs and illusions are dissolving and we are encouraged to transform on many layers. The consumer values and farming revolution is in progress.

Understanding ‘bath milk’ in Australia: a unique perspective.

‘Bath milk’ a very complicated issue in Australia. This subject has been shrouded in enigma for more than a decade, and is up for discussion again because of a thesis that was published earlier this month.

Farm justice for Australians

There is a call for farm justice and a food system in which family farmers can make a dignified living producing a diversity of nutritious food. It calls for structural incentives for environmentally sound production.

NSW Raw Milk Amendments and Restrictions on 'bath milk'

Raw milk supporters have been writing to us in recent months asking about the availability of Cleopatra’s in New South Wales. It seems the raw dairy products that had been available on and off for over a decade, have now again disappeared from store shelves in NSW.

Ecosystem Collapse and Climate Change in Australia

The Global Soil Health Challenge call on governments to put systems in place to put atmospheric carbon back into the soil, however Australian politicians do not seem interested.

Nutrient-dense food in Australia

Australians are coming to the realisation that our health is in crisis, because agriculture is in crisis. Food is medicine.

What raw milk cheeses will we be able to buy in the future?

Australian food authorities announced strict new import controls on all imported raw milk cheese, and the only one 'officially' recognised as permitted for sale seem to be Roquefort.

Farmers in the face of drought and economic disadvantage

Australia has been in an agriculture crisis for many years. 100% of NSW has now officially been declared in drought. Answers are few as farmers are in survival mode. How did we get here?

Thunderstorm Asthma Inquest

This article questions if the coroner's inquest will be able to deliver real solutions. Australians can get caught up in details, miss a few truths, and then over-regulate to create safety.

Listeria in Australia

A sixth person has died from listeriosis linked to contaminated rockmelon and a Victorian woman had a miscarriage linked to the outbreak. The nationwide total of people affected remains at 19. 

Farmer suicide and examples of Hope and Recovery

It is the social connection with the consumer on the farm that is missing. Here are some beautiful examples of the benevolence that ends farmer social isolation and economic disadvantage.

Gut Rehab

Dr. Michael Mosley is touring Australia with his new book. Science now demonstrate the profound link between the the microbiome and the immune system and how we can take matters into our own hands.

Australian Raw dairy farmer fined $50,000+

One of Australia's most ethical dairy farmers have been saddled with fines more than $50,000. What could possibly have justified such excessiveness and high-handedness and is it fair?