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The Centre of Rural Regional Law and Justice hosted a rural forum on Food Futures Victoria 2020 on Wednesday 3 July 2013.
The forum was attended by 70 participants from Melbourne, Geelong, Portland, Warrnambool, Swan Hill, Ballarat, Bendigo, Morwell, Horsham, Shepparton and Bairnsdale.
Panel members were:
Graeme Ford, CEO, Victorian Framers Federation.
Kathy McConell, Food Alliance Coordinator, Population Health Strategic Research Centre.
Felicity Millner, principal Solicitor, Environment 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
The panel discussed a range of issues which included:
"So wonderful to see Deakin take the initiative to set up important forums", said Cindy Renate.
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.
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