Forum on Food Futures Victoria 2020
Wednesday, 3 July 2013 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
Rural Law Forum on Food Futures Victoria 2020
How secure are Victoria's future food supplies?
Urban development in our cities is replacing productive land. By 2030 it's predicted that half of Victoria's current vegetable growing farmland will have disappeared. in the face of climate change, competition for natural resources and international markets, how do we secure our food supplies?
The Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice at Deakin University invites you to participate in a free rural law discussion on the future of food production in Victoria. This forum will be telecast via 14 locations across Victoria.
Panel members include:
Graeme Ford, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Farmers Federation.
Kathy McConell, Food Alliance Coordinator, Population Health Strategic Research Centre.
Felicity Millner, Cheif Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office.
Ron Prestidge, Executive Director, Future Farming Systems Research, Department of Environment & Primary,Industries, Victorian State Government
Lisa Cain, Active Living Officer, Heart Foundation
Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice
The mission of the Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice is to enhance access to improved justice systems and services for rural and regional Australians through research, education, engagement and advocacy.
The Centre for Rural and Regional Law and Justice (CRRLJ) is a unique centre of the Faculty of Business and Law at Deakin University which draws on cross disciplinary knowledge and expertise, and provides an opportunity to engage meaningfully with regional communities, services, industry and government.