Food charity calls for tax help for imperfect, surplus food donations

Andrew Miller
Updated August 9 2023 - 11:35am, first published August 8 2023 - 1:32pm
Foodbank's chief operations officer Sarah Pennell said the organisation wanted family farms to be eligible for a 20 per cent reimbursement on all costs, associated with donating produce. Picture supplied by Foodbank
Foodbank's chief operations officer Sarah Pennell said the organisation wanted family farms to be eligible for a 20 per cent reimbursement on all costs, associated with donating produce. Picture supplied by Foodbank

Australia's largest food relief charity is calling for farmers to get tax incentives for donating surplus, or "wonky", produce.

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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