The NSW Governor has officially opened a new 6,500 m2 distribution centre (DC) for Foodbank NSW & ACT in Sydney. Superseding a smaller Wetherill Park warehouse, the new DC in Glendinning will enable a significant increase in storage of food and grocery items and throughput capacity to over 550 charitable organisations, which deliver these products …Read More…

For most Nepalese, the new year begins with the first day after the new moon, in a lunar calendar based on ancient Hindu tradition. Hinduism is practiced by over 81% of the population, the highest percentage for any country, although many Nepalis are both Hindu and Buddhist. The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the …Read More…

Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Lunar New Year is here again. Celebrated by many people of Chinese origin and in Chinese communities around the globe, each lunar year is attributed to a sign of the zodiac. 2015 is the Year of the Goat. Throughout China and around the world, celebrations with dragons, sea-lions, lanterns and firecrackers will …Read More…

Foodbank in Australia has just launched a new identity for the brand across the country. Devised by the advertising agency Havas (Sydney) the new branding will rollout over coming months, to distribution centres, vehicles, apparel and marketing collaterals. Havas also supplied an animated video which tells the Foodbank story simply and succinctly. Foodbank is the largest hunger …Read More…

A new responsive presence has just launched for Foodbank in Australia, a national network of non-denominational, non-profit, state and territory logistics suppliers, providing a warehousing and distribution conduit between food producers, manufacturers and retailers with surplus food and grocery items and the thousands of charities and community groups which feed hungry families and individuals across the country. Foodbank …Read More…

In a sunburnt country, a land of ‘droughts and flooding rains’, a government water management authority has launched a new responsive web presence which effectively communicates the complexity of environmental water (e-water) management. E-water is a share of water which is specifically and purposefully managed by humans to benefit the environment, by either reserving water …Read More…

A new web presence has just launched for Foodbank Victoria, a state-wide logistics supplier, providing a warehousing and distribution conduit between the food producers, manufacturers and retailers and the hundreds of charities and community groups which feed hungry families and individuals across the state. Foodbank Victoria is part of Foodbank in Australia, the largest hunger relief organisation in …Read More…

While many of us celebrate the festive season, drought and fire are wreaking a devastating effect on some Australian farmers. Foodbank Queensland benefits from the largesse of primary producers and recognises an opportunity to reciprocate when times are tough. The ‘Buy a Bale’ campaign was established to raise much-needed funds for drought stricken graziers throughout Queensland. …Read More…

A Christmas song has been released to raise funds toward feeding the Australians who rely on food relief each year.  At times like Christmas, we are reminded of the profound role food plays in our lives. It is an essential element in bringing families, friends and communities together to share and celebrate. It also counterpoints the …Read More…

In these economically harsh times, there is an unseen problem in Australia. It is the inability of the “working poor” to provide family members with 3 meals a day. Of the total food relief delivered by welfare agencies, 80% is going to families.* Australia also has many people for whom the cost of the next …Read More…