Stream Presentations

The Putting Food on the Table Conference brought an inspiring range of stream presenters to explore the governance, community, population and communication solutions to food insecurity. Click on the links below to explore a sample of the wonderful presentations from the conference.

To view the conference program, click here:

Conference presentations – YouTube
Joel Berg, New York City Coalition Against Hunger

Karen Beetson, Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation

Brigit Busicchia, Sydney Food Fairness Alliance Is food banking a solution to food poverty?

Jasmina Bajraktarevic, STARTTS (Intersections between STARTTS systemic approach and food security)

Jennifer Evans, Holley Jones and Caitlin Evans, Australian Red Cross (The Australian Red Cross response to increasing food security throughout Australia)

Bob Fagan, Macquarie University (Food security: The role of not-for-profit & community sector organisations in Sydney)

Leah Galvin, Heart Foundation Tasmania (Food for All Tasmanians: What happens when the policy settings are right)

Melita Grant, Oxfam Australia (From food waste to food security: local approaches with global influence)

Patrick Lawrence, Aid Pillar, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Melbourne (What about the others – asylum seekers, food security and justice)

Amy Lawton and Dany Ya Blacktown City Council / Liverpool City Council (Integrating food security into the local government agenda: Exploring the experiences of two councils in Western Sydney)

Julia McCartan, Monash University (Utilising systems thinking to improve access to nutritious food)

Rex Milligan, Foodbank WA (Building a Healthy Food For All Strategy by partnering with government, nongovernment and business corporates)

Ian Sinclair, Edge Land Planning and University of Sydney (Contested Landscapes – Fresh Food production Peri-Urban and Coastal Alluvial Plains Landscape)

Liesel Spencer, University of Western Sydney (Local government legal structures to build community resilience to food insecurity)

Conference presentations – PowerPoint

Michelle Carrick, Seed Harvest Spoon (Educating a new generation of food producers)

Giovina Rocconi, Australian Red Cross (Investigating a competency framework: consideration for  quality and capacity building with food literacy facilitators)

Helen Barnard, Australian Red Cross (Ordinary people, extraordinary circumstances – addressing food security among  vulnerable asylum seekers)

Eloise Le Compte (Fairfield Refugee Nutrition Project)

Julia McCartan, Monash University (Utilising systems thinking to improve access to nutritious food)

Jenni Downes, UTS Institute for Sustainable Futures (Food Affordability in Sydney)

Kay Richardson, Children’s Food Education Foundation (The Big Feed – Food from an app to the table)

Kelly Smith and Rebecca Lindberg, SecondBite (Tasty training for the community sector: Second Bite’s Fresh Nutrition Education and Nutritious Food Rescue)

Martin Laverty (Food security as a social determinant)

Mike Meyer and Joanne Perry, Inspire Community Services (Getting it right: grassroots delivery)

Phil Pettitt, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust (Community gardens as part of the solution: challenges and solutions for food insecure communities)

Pollyemma Antees, Far West NSW Medicare Local (Healthy Outback Kids)

Sue Gordon and Nerida Deane Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative / South Western Sydney Local Health District (Supporting Creative Solutions)