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Greens launch Senate inquiry into supermarket price gouging

THE Greens have launched a Senate inquiry into supermarket price gouging to scrutinise the impact of market concentration on food prices and strategies employed by major players. It will also assess the rise in essential item prices, the validity of discounts offered and the inflation of profits during economic hardship.

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A Senate inquiry will shine a spotlight on supermarket pricing. Picture Mark Saunders.

A Senate inquiry will shine a spotlight on supermarket pricing. Picture Mark Saunders.

Greens economic justice spokesperson, senator Nick McKim, accused supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths of price gouging during a cost of living crisis.  "For too long the big supermarkets have had...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Carbon Calculators (June 2024)

Farming Ahead's June Research Report compares two carbon calculators which can be used by grain growers.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors (May 2024)

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

In this month’s Research Report, the Kondinin Group research team of Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli present the results of the latest round of self-propelled sprayer testing. The team traversed several states to round up six of the latest sprayers, which can cost upwards of $1 million each.