Australian Food Pact Launch
A crucial step to our goal to halving Australia's food waste by 2030
Join us in the launch of Stop Food Waste Australia’s national voluntary agreement. The Australian Food Pact will be launched 4pm to 5pm AEDT, Thursday 21 October (doors open at 3.30pm) by the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Federal Minister for the Environment.
What to expect
SFWA Chief Operating Officer
Mr Barthel is a highly motivated and experienced business and sustainability professional with strong leadership, communications and negotiating skills coupled with a successful 25-year track record of driving sustainable innovation in agri-food and supporting the development and implementation of sustainable food systems.
The Hon. Trevor Evans MP
Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction & Environmental Management
Mr Evans was elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Brisbane in 2016, serving as Chair of the Government’s Policy Committee on Employment, Innovation, Science, Small Business and Resources, as well as serving both the Economics and Environment parliamentary standing committees. He became Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management in May 2019.
(All times AEDT)
15:30 – Our virtual doors open for networking
16:00 – welcome from our host Leigh McClusky who will introduce the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment
16:05 – Welcome and address from the Hon. Sussan Ley MP
16:10 – Keynote speech from Mark Barthel, Chief Operating Officer of Stop Food Waste Australia, with time for questions and answers from the floor
16:25 – Quick fire interview with the Hon. Trevor Evans MP, Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management
16:30 –Panel discussion hosted by Leigh – hear from some of the flagship businesses already signed up to the Pact, some international voices, and have a chance to ask questions of the panellists
16:55 – Minister Sussan Ley officially opens the Pact
17:00 – Close