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…

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…

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…

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…

A new web presence has just launched for Foodbank New South Wales, a logistics supplier for hundreds of charities and community groups which feed hungry families and individuals throughout the state and the ACT. The original website strategy was conceived by advertising agency Euro RSCG (now Havas Worldwide), and the design was a result of a close collaboration with Digital …Read More…

Kraft Foods Australia and a group of its suppliers has formed a collaborative partnership to deliver a special Christmas gift to Foodbank Australia. The suppliers donated ingredients, materials, time and expertise to produce 100,000 jars of Vegemite for distribution to Australian families doing it tough. The partnership marks the single biggest donation of Vegemite in its …Read More…

A new web presence has just launched for Foodbank Queensland, a logistics supplier for hundreds of charities and community groups which feed hungry families and individuals across the vast state. This contemporary web presence extends an ongoing campaign to dramatically increase warehouse throughput, from increased donations, increased supply from farms and processing plants and increased collection …Read More…

In front of Parliament House, Canberra today, an authoritative report was launched on the largely hidden issue of hunger throughout Australia. Photographs of faces of food recipients highlighted the issue. The End Hunger Report was commissioned by Foodbank Australia, with analysis undertaken by Deloitte Access Economics. The report presents data from a survey of the 2,500 welfare agencies …Read More…