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IN DEFENCE OF FOOD: the confronting documentary by Michael Pollan about the modern food industry

WHEN: Monday, 18 April 2016, 6.00 – 7.30pm WHERE: Old Geology Lecture Theatre, Science Road, The University of Sydney ENTRY FEE: Free and open to all Bookings essential. Register here. The screening will be followed by the informal launch of the Right To Food Coalition. Join us for drinks and conversation. WHEN: Monday, 18 April 2016, 8.00 – 10.00pm WHERE: Forest Lodge Hotel, 117 Arundel St, Forest Lodge

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Join us for the SFFA AGM and our special guest speaker from New Zealand!

It’s that time of year again! You are warmly invited to join the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance for its Annual General Meeting on Monday 8 December 2014 from 5-6pm. This special meeting will be followed by a talk (6:00pm – 8:00pm) from our special guest speaker Cissy Rock, all the way from New Zealand. Cissy is the Senior Project Leader

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HAND IN HAND: MENTAL HEALTH AND FOOD SECURITY

With Mental Health Week 2014 now wrapping up, we look out how food security must be addressed in order to tackle many of our social challenges. Last week we focused on poverty. This week the buzz has been around Australia’s mental health challenges. And the challenges are significant; approximately half of Australia’s population will experience a mental illness in their

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LOCAL POVERTY: ARE WE LISTENING?

Next week, October 12th marks the start of national Anti-Poverty Week. But are we listening when it comes to local poverty? Poverty, hunger and disadvantage are often relegated to other people, and other places. We are all familiar with media representations focusing those living in slums, or those suffering from famine in other countries. Without doubt, these are very real

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Food Security Strategy: Learning from Tasmania

Across Australia, people are advocating for further action on hunger, and raising the profile of food security in the country. Leading up to Putting Food on the Table: Food Security is Everyone’s Business, we are shining a spotlight on some of the responses to Australia’s food security issues. Conservative estimates suggest over a million Australians are food insecure[i]. Groups in

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