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

Connect

Hear from government and businesses on the importance of joining the Australian Food Pact.

Interact

Network with your peers and colleagues. We can have a bigger impact if we work together.

Ask

Ask questions of the Australian Food Pact team and the businesses that have already joined.

Our Hosts

Mark Barthel

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. 

Hon. Trevor Evans MP

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.

 

Agenda

(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

15:30

Our virtual doors open for networking

16:05

Welcome and address from the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, Minister for the Environment

16:25

Quick fire interview with Assistant Minister Trevor Evans

16:55

Minister Sussan Ley officially opens the Pact

16:00

Welcome from our host Leigh McClusky who will introduce the Minister

16:10

Keynote speech from Mark Barthel, Chief Operating Officer of Stop Food Waste Australia, with time for questions and answers from the floor

16:30

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

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