Reminder to remember the roo in the lead-up to Australia Day

  • Written by Catherine Sekulovski


The Australian Made Campaign, the not-for-profit organisation that administers and promotes the green-and-gold kangaroo certification trade mark for Australian products and produce, is reminding shoppers to ‘remember the roo’ in the lead-up to Australia Day.

 

“Research shows Australians love locally made and grown products because of their quality and value for money, but time-poor shoppers may not always have country-of-origin top-of-mind,” Australian Made Campaign Chief Executive, Ian Harrison, said.

 

“Whether shopping for snags or flags, shoppers are reminded to look for the green-and-gold kangaroo logo, which can be found on all certified Australian products in stores and online.”

 

In order to carry the symbol products must meet a strict set of criteria for growing and manufacturing items onshore, to provide consumers with assurance that the item they are purchasing meets Australian quality, health and safety standards.

 

“The Australian Made, Australian Grown kangaroo is a quick and easy point of reference for anyone with a preference for buying authentic Australian products,” Mr Harrison said.

 

Mr Harrison says the logo also represents support for the local economy, and Australian values like mateship.

 

“The Australian Bureau of Statistics has forecasted unprecedented consumer spending this January, and local communities stand to benefit greatly if those dollars are tipped into items produced by our own farmers and manufacturers,” Mr Harrison said.


SOURCE: TRADINECONOMICS.COM: AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS

 

“Supporting local industries will also ensure they continue to thrive for future generations,” he added.

 

“Our country’s pristine production regions and high quality manufacturing standards make genuine Aussie products and produce a great choice for any celebration. With so many great reasons to buy Aussie, we hope this timely reminder will encourage shoppers to ‘remember the roo’ and purchase Australian-made and Australian-grown products and produce, in the lead-up to Australia Day and beyond.”

 

For a complete listing of certified Australian-made and Australian-grown products visit www.australianmade.com.au.

 

ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN MADE, AUSTRALIAN GROWN LOGO

The green-and-gold Australian Made, Australian Grown (AMAG) logo is the only registered country-of-origin certification trade mark for the full range of genuine Australian products and produce.

 

It has been helping Australian consumers, farmers, processors and manufacturers for thirty years.

 

The AMAG logo can only be used on products that are registered with the not-for-profit organisation Australian Made Campaign Limited. The strict set of rules governing the logo’s use also require that it must always be used with one of five descriptors; ‘Australian Made’, ‘Australian Grown’, ‘Product of Australia’, ‘Australian Seafood’ or ‘Australian’ (for export use only). To use the logo goods must meet the criteria set out in Australian Consumer Law as well the more stringent Australian Made, Australian Grown Logo Code of Practice. More than 2600 businesses are registered to use the AMAG logo, which can be found on some 20,000 products sold here and around the world.

 

Australian Made Campaign Limited is located at Suite 105, 161 Park Street, South Melbourne, VIC 3205.

Free ph: 1800 350 520

 

www.australianmade.com.au



g

AUSTRALIAN NEWS

AU’s Most Challenging Hiking Trails

Australia is home to an array of stunning landscapes, from towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls to lush valleys and rugged coastlines. Thanks to the country’s natural beauty, it is also...

Shopping Malls Design Trends Driven by Millennials

The Millennial generation is introducing many innovations and strongly influencing our habits and current trends. So, it’s not really that surprising that today’s shopping malls are nothing like the ones...

5 Destinations In and Around Noosa For an Unforgettable Weekend Trip

If you’re feeling in need of a break and are looking for a weekend getaway, look no further than gorgeous Noosa and its surrounds. Situated 138km north of Brisbane, Noosa...

5 Tips for Your Business Trip to Australia

Traveling for business is not the same thing as traveling for fun. First of all, there is a massive focus shift from seeking experience to working towards a goal. Second...

Cut Costs On Your Utility Bills This Year

The vast majority of us, even those of us with a decent salary and a comfortable lifestyle, are always on the lookout for ways to save a little bit of...

10 Unmissable Attractions for first time visitors to Melbourne

Melbourne, the most fantastic city in Australia! If this is your first ever travel experience in Melbourne, well it is guaranteed that you are never going to forget it. The metropolitan...

Safety Management Systems & its importance: Workplace Health and Safety

The safety management systems (SMS) at your workplace are a set of planned procedures and processes for carrying out the activities there. Managing workplace health and safety is a crucial...

Here’s Why You Need to Own Shipping Containers Right Away

Shipping containers are sturdy containers which can easily be stored, shipped and handled without getting damaged. The range of shipping containers varies from big recyclable boxes made out of steel...

Fun Activities for Spending Quality Time with Your Kids

Fun Activities for Spending Quality Time with Your Kids Kids take over a great period of your day and as we all know, they’re a big responsibility. But when coming home...

Popular articles from Modern Australian

5 Tips to Properly Plumb Your Vehicle5 Things That Every Lady Should Know About Her CarIs Your Mattress Firm Enough?Shopping Malls Design Trends Driven by Millennials5 Destinations In and Around Noosa For an Unforgettable Weekend TripSummertime skin5 Tips for Your Business Trip to AustraliaAdhari Park: Why is it one of the must-visit sites in Bahrain?Is It Possible to Remove Moles Without Surgery?Cut Costs On Your Utility Bills This Year Tips for Women of Every Age: How to Stay Healthy and FitExciting Off Road Adventures In Western Australia10 Unmissable Attractions for first time visitors to Melbourne Should You Repair Or Replace Your Air Conditioning Unit?6 Rug Trends That Will Boost Style and Comfort in Your Home