Food links

Below are links to other Australian Government departments that have a responsibility for food issues as well as state and territory government agencies, research corporations and national food associations. Also available are links to websites that provide information on accessing grant and program information specific to the food industry as well as more general operational assistance.

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Australian Government

State/territory contacts

National food associations

Research and development

Grant information


Australian Consumer Law
Australian National Residue Survey
The Australian National Residue Survey (NRS) is a program conducted by the National Office of Food Safety located within the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources​. The primary function of the NRS is to monitor chemical residues and environmental contaminants in the products of participating industries.

National Food Industry Strategy (NFIS)

The National Food Industry Strategy was a five–year, $114.4 million program that concluded on 30 June 2007.

The industry–led company formed to implement most of the program, National Food Industry Strategy Limited, was formally de–registered on 3 April 2008.

Information about the concluded initiative is archived at the National Library of Australia’s Trove site.

Last reviewed: 7 October 2020
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