Who Are We?

The Essential Oils Producers Association of Australia was inaugurated in 1994 with the objective of promoting and facilitating the production of essential oils and allied products in Australia by bringing together all parties working in this field, e.g. growers of essential oil bearing crops, producers of essential oils, firms trading in essential oils, researchers engaged in the study of the agronomic aspects of the commercial growing … more

About The Industry

The essential oils industry traces all the way back to November 1788, some ten months after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales, with the steam distilled leaf oil of the Sydney peppermint gum, Eucalyptus piperita, was sent to England by John White, Surgeon-General to the Colony, thus laying claim to being the first useful natural product produced in Australia.  In 1852, at the prompting of the botanist … more

2017 48th International Symposium on Essential Oils

It is our great pleasure to announce the 48th International Symposium on Essential Oils (ISEO2017), which will be held in one of the most significant Hungarian cities, Pécs, on 10-13 September, 2017. Pécs received the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2010,...

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2017 TALGA 22nd National Conference

"From Paddock to Plate" 31st May - 3rd June, 2017 Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre, Gatton, QLD. The Lockyer Valley is the perfect venue for us as it is the food bowl for QLD produce. Guest speakers have been invited to speak on tourism, culinary lavender, establishing...

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2017 3rd Global Summit on Herbals & Traditional Medicine

The 3rd Global Summit on Herbals & Traditional Medicine will be held from 18th - 20th October 2017 in Osaka, Japan. The theme of the Summit will be "Unwinding Nature’s Recipes for Health". There will be a Plants and Essential Oils conference as part of the event....

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2017 IFEAT Conference

The 40th Conference of the International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma trades (IFEAT) 2017 will take place in Athens, Greece from Sunday 24th September until Thursday 28th September, 2017. For more information or registration, visit the IFEAT website:...

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Full Membership is for producers and distributors of plant material for the production of … more

Associate Membership is for consultants, non-commercial institutes, researchers … more

Honorary Membership is by invitation only.

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