kurtis-lindsayEvaluate the valuable and unique knowledge Australian Aboriginal people possess on Australia’s flora.  This presentation will explore the enormous potential for use of this knowledge to benefit both the traditional custodians, their communities, and Australian society more broadly.  Australia is synonymous with quality produce and is known around the world as a leading ethical producer.   We will be exploring the scope of some potential uses of Bush Food & Medicinal plant properties into Australian Olive Oil and olive products.  The prospect of connecting Australian bush foods and medicines with the attributes of Australian Olive Oil to make unique products is exciting.    Hence, is there a way to make Australian Olive Products, more Australian?

Presenters:  Associate Professor Joanne Jamie & Associate Professor Subramanyam Vemulpad