Upcoming events

Food Security Training – Macarthur

WHEN: Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 9.00am – 1.00pm

WHERE: MDSI Activity Room – Ground Floor, Suite 18, 171-179 Queen Street, Campbelltown NSW

Register for this free training here.

RSVP by 9 August 2016

For further information click here or call Mary Enkababian on 02 8738 5908 or Nerida Deane on 02 4633 4119


Right to Food Coalition Master Class – Becoming an Effective Food Policy Advocate

When you’re fighting for a cause, how can you actually make an impact?

The purpose of this master class is to encourage debate amongst academics and civil society about the role of advocacy in food and nutrition policy, what it is and how to use it more effectively for the public interest.

Join the Australian Right to Food Coalition, the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and Professor Corinna Hawkes to learn more about the power of advocacy at its best.

For further information click here.

WHEN: Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 5.30pm

WHERE: Charles Perkins Centre, Sydney University – Level 6 Seminar Room

Register for this free event here.

This event is brought to you by the Australian Right to Food Coalition with kind support from the Charles Perkins Centre.


Film Screenings: In Defence of Food

Join us for a screening of ‘In Defence of Food’ – the confronting documentary by Michael Pollan about the modern food industry.

Melbourne Screening

WHEN: Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 6.30 – 8.30pm

WHERE: Cinema Nova – 380 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC 3053


Bookings essential. Book your ticket here.

The screening will be shown 6.40-8pm followed by a Q&A session until 8.30pm with panellists Associate Professor Tim Crowe, Thinking Nutiriton & Deakin University and Russell Shields, ASRC’s Food Justice Truck Manager.

Watch the trailer here.

Sydney Screening

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

Find out more here.


Melbourne Events

Join us for the Food Security Research Forum

WHEN: Thursday 21 April 2016, 8.45 – 4.30pm

WHERE: The Hub@Docklands, 80 Harbour Espanade, Docklands (five minute walk from Southern Cross Station – look for the giant rabbit sculpture!)

RSVP: Friday 15 April. Contact nutrition.dietetics@monash.edu to confirm attendance and any special dietary requirements.

Download the program here.