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December 2015


A message from our Chairman

This year has been a cracker for Australian Certified Organic businesses and their products.

Wherever you are these holidays don't forget that your active, conscious choices to buy Australian Certified Organic not only bring benefit to you and family but also to our hard working, committed organic producers.

Andrew Monk 
Chairman, Australian Organic Ltd


Successful Annual Awards for Australian Organic

Our 2015 Annual General Meeting and Annual Awards for Excellence took place at the Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, Gatton on November 27th. The awards were hosted by Australian Organic ambassador Zoe Naylor.

The evening recognised the achievements of our growing industry and showcased those who have helped its continued growth, including individuals, businesses and standout certified organic products.

Congratulations to all our award winners and finalists for 2015.
We can’t wait for next year!


Profile of the month

Willie Smith's Organic Cider 18 Varieties limited edition takes out top accolades at the Australian Cider Awards, winning Best in Show, Best Cider & Best Australian Cider or Perry.

In the spotlight 

Meet Georgia Bamber, founder of Bare Bunny food company.

Bare Bunny food company make organic, 100% wholegrain pancake and baking mixes. Made with only the highest quality ingredients they make real food, with no fillers, additives or preservatives and absolutely nothing artificial.

Welcome to the Cellar Door

Harris Organic Wines is the only organic winery in the Perth metropolitan region and produce an eclectic range of award winning wines.  

Certification News

Important Certification News!



High Trees Estate wins Silver and 3 Bronze Medals

Inglewood Farms exports first shipment of organic free range chicken

Marinova wins Nutraceutical Ingredients Company of the Year 2015!

        Events Update



It's Competition Time

Spoil your pooch this summer with a certified organic doggy hamper from Nature’s Gift.

This certified organic range allows your pets to lead healthy and happy lives. It gives you peace of mind that you are feeding your pet nutritionally dense and naturally nourishing food.

To WIN, simply send an email to stating why your pooch deserves to be treated with this awesome doggy hamper, with the subject line NATURES GIFT Giveaway.

The winner will be chosen at random and announced in the January newsletter. Good Luck!

H2Coco Winners

Congratulations to Kerry, Marina, Glenda and Gaye!
H2Coco gave away a 3 month supply of their Organic Virgin Coconut Oil 500ml to these 4 lucky winners.  

H2Coco Organic Virgin Coconut Oil is amazingly versatile and packed with health benefits. Eat it straight from the jar, mix it in a drink, cook with it or spread it on your toast. You can even use it in your natural beauty regime to nourish skin, moisturise your hair or as a natural make-up remover.
Head to to check out the rest of their great range.
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