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Research & Event – Learning From The Field, VicHealth – 1 August

Posted in Events, Models, Policies, Research by Ferne Edwards on July 11th, 2008

Please see the message below that was posted on the Food Security Network email listserve – an awesome service for project officers, councils, community organisations and others who are addressing food security issues in their local areas in Melbourne. It is to facilitate discussion and the sharing of resources. To join visit http://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/Content.aspx?topicID=151#cs_783.

VicHealth – Learning From The Field
Friday 1st August 2008
9am – 4pm, Sunshine Convention Centre, Victoria University, 460 Ballarat Road, Sunshine

This forum will present a range of contributions from food security projects across the state funded through VicHealths Food for All program. Other complementary VicHealth funded projects will also be participating. VicHealth has published a set of case studies highlighting the strategies implemented by these projects, which will be launched on the day.

Food for All aims to increase regular access to and consumption of a variety of foods by people at risk of food insecurity. The nine participating local government authorities are: Brimbank City Council, Cardinia Shire/City of Casey, Greater Dandenong City Council, Frankston City Council, Maribyrnong City Council, Melton Shire Council, Swan Hill Rural City Council and Wodonga City Council.

Attendance for this FREE event is strictly limited and by registration only. You will receive information about the program and registration details during the week of 7 July.

If you would like to be on the mailing list for this forum, forward your contact details to scooper @vichealth.vic.gov.au
www.vichealth.vic.gov.au

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