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    Elijahs mum: here in vic Australia n garlic is like $24 a kilo!!!

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    We should go into the garlic business !! It couldn't be that hard to grow????

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    It's not hard to grow lol. We have about 6 bulbs in at the moment. We just pulled cloves off a store bought bulb and buried them in the garden.

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    ARGH!!!!!!! Too weird!

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    I do. Always food but wool products too. Got to support our primary producers- we need all the bloomin' help we can get.

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    I've just told DH we are planting garlic tomorrow!

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    I will try to buy aus where I can but if something is double the price of the non aus brand we just couldn't afford to do that with everything. If the aus product is a similar price or a little dearer we will buy it everytime

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    I will always try to buy Australian owned and made (I've even contacted one shampoo company as their packaging stopped saying Australian owned - they have since fixed that up!). There are exceptions, clothing (it used to be possible, but now it is just too hard), particular brands (ie pesto from Australia in supermarkets I find yucky) etc. It is getting harder to track some stuff down now though - ie when Woolies just decides it won't stock something anymore.

    We are very particular with our milk and I only buy Mungulli Creek or Misty Mountains (which is prob only available in NQ) as they are a local company and I don't mind paying more. $2.50 a litre is perfectly reasonable, I think the cost of milk has just become ridiculously cheap now - farmers won't be able to stay in business.

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    I do as much as I can.
    I buy local fruit and veggies from markets close to my workplace, and lots of my little girls clothes from there as well (really fabulous clothes)! Eggs from a friend of a friend, local meat when I can. But have had a hard time convincing my teens clotheswise who are very brand conscious and can't find much for myself anyway and I end up buying lots of Country Road etc and I know it's pretty much all out of China

    A lot of our furniture I have had made, so I know it's Australian.

    For anyone - Where or what are you buying for yourself in the way of clothes if you are buying Australian owned and Australian made? Would love to know!
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    Unless there is no other option, all of our food is Australian.
    Everything else (clothes, furniture etc.) I buy from anywhere.


 
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