Terms of Reference

The Committee will inquire into and report on strengthening and safeguarding food security in Australia, including examining:

  • National production, consumption and export of food;
  • Access to key inputs such as fuel, fertiliser and labour, and their impact on production costs;
  • The impact of supply chain distribution on the cost and availability of food; and
  • The potential opportunities and threats of climate change on food production in Australia.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 4500

About this inquiry

The House Standing Committee on Agriculture has been asked to inquire into and report on food security in Australia.

Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

02 Jun 2023: Canberra
31 May 2023: Parliament House Canberra
26 May 2023: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


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