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Bushfoods visit to Kindy!
UAF’s PhD Candidate Jess Cartwright and Engagement Coordinator Sophie Ader visited a Mount Cotton kindergarten centre today, to teach over 40 bright eyed kindy kids about the healthy and tasty goodness of bushfoods. Sophie..
Indigenous cooks, Karen Sheldon Training Staff and Masterchef star Minoli learn, taste and create with the UAF Centre!
Staff and students of the ARC Industrial Transformational Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods (UAF Training Centre)) were delighted to welcome some very special visitors over three days, to share in learning, creating and continuing..
Murri School Indigenous students visit UAF for a taste of bushfood and science!
Recently, around 15 students from Acacia Ridge’s ‘Murri School’ – an independent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school, visited Uniquely Australian Foods’ labs at Elkhorn for a day of science and native bushfoods. Read the..
Salty and sustainable – an Indigenous food with business potential
Always fantastic to see media spotlight on Uniquely Australian Foods with native edible halophytes highlighted in QAAFI news this week. See the links below for the full articles. How these native Australian plants could deliver..
UAF Centre presents at Indigenous Plants for Health Field day, Foxbar Falls, QLD
It was in spectacular bushland surroundings that Indigenous Plants for Health held its 3rd field day for 2022 (19-21st Nov). Around 30 people from across QLD and NSW gathered on the private property of Foxbar..
Integrating wattle seed production into farming
In November three QAAFI researchers travelled to regional Victoria to participate in an event organised by the Gazette Land Action Group in collaboration with Wattle Seeds Australia (WSA) Consortium. The event began with Assoc Professor..
Centre PhD candidates offer a volunteer hand and learn more about Native Oz Bushfoods
Indigenous Enterprise Partners Tracey and Doug Goebel from Native Oz Bushfoods recently welcomed two of our PhD candidates, Nolana Lynch and Mokaddes Ahmed Dipu (Dipu), and Engagement Coordinator Sophie Ader to their property out at..
TropAG success for our Indigenous research partners!
The Indigenous research partners of the UAF Centre had a hugely successful few days at Tropical Agriculture (TropAg) this November! This year was the first time we have had such a big representation of Indigenous..
ITTC for Uniquely Australian Foods at TropAG 2022
It has been a busy time preparing for and culminating in a massive few days at TropAg 2022. Across the formal conference program we had fantastic representation from UAF staff, students, and partners in the..
Sweetening the deal without the sugar
An exciting time this week for UAF PhD candidate Jessica Cartwright and Indigenous Enterprise partner Michelle On, being featured in The Australian (newspaper, text below) and across ABC radio Brisbane and ABC Sydney! Jess was..