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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Food Futures: an Australian approach

 

Overview

This conference is being organised by the Public Health Association Australia (PHAA). The aim of this conference is to explore the issues facing nutrition in Australia to encourage the Federal Government to work across departments and with all jurisdictions to develop a comprehensive, national approach to food.

Themes include:

Early bird registration closes Sunday 14 February 2010.

HealthInfoNet Cafe

Kathy Ride from the HealthInfoNet ran a HealthInfoNet cafe on the second day of this two-day event.

The conference attracted delegates with wide ranging interests in food - from food production and sustainability, to food supply, food security, and food policy issues, and many other topics in between.

Day 2 included a session on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' initiatives and included presenters Katherine Cullerton (Senior Project Officer, NATSINSAP), Dympna Leonard (Early Life Indigenous Nutrition and Growth program, Queensland Health) and Deanne Minniecon (Chairperson, NATSINSAP Steering Committee).

The panellists on Day 2 for the topic 'State policies and program initiatives' included special guest Lisa Forster-Coull, Provincial Nutritionist at BC Government, BC, Canada.

More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes

Contacts

PHAA Secretariat:
PO Box 319
Curtin ACT 2605
Ph: (02) 6285 2373
Fax: (02) 6282 5438
Email: conference@phaa.net.au

Sponsorship:
Email: marketing@phaa.net.au

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Last updated: 17 May 2010
 
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