Public hearing - Canberra, Monday 22 February 2010

Inquiry into The possible impacts and consequences for public health, trade and agriculture of the Government’s decision to relax import restrictions on beef

Public hearing - Canberra, Monday 22 February 2010

Committee Room 2S1 – Parliament House
CANBERRA

Time

Witness

Sub No.

8:30 am

Dr Roger Dunlop (Via Teleconference)
former President of NSW AMA

 

9.00 am

CJD Support Group Network
Ms Suzanne Solvyns, Director

 

9:30am

Break

 

9:40am

Cattle Council of Australia
Mr Greg Brown, President
Mr Peter Hall, Executive Councillor

RMAC Sub. 5

10:20am

Meat and Livestock Australia
Mr David Palmer, Managing Director

RMAC Sub. 5

11:00 am

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (including Biosecurity Services Group)
Mr Paul Morris, Executive Manager, Trade and Market Access
Mr Greg Read, Executive Manager, Biosecurity Services Group Food
Dr Andy Carroll, Chief Veterinary Officer
Dr Bob Biddle, General Manager, Animal Health Programs
Dr Mike Nunn, Biosecurity Services Group representative of FSANZ BSE Food Safety Assessment Committee

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Tim Yeend, First Assistant Secretary, Office of Trade Negotiations
Ms Caroline McCarthy, Director, Food Trade and Quarantine Section, Office of Trade Negotiations
Ms Julia O'Brien, Executive Officer, WTO Trade Law Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations
Mr David Dutton, Assistant Secretary, Agriculture & Food Branch, Office of Trade Negotiations

Department of Health and Ageing (including Food Standards Australia New Zealand)
Professor Jim Bishop, Chief Medical Officer
Ms Mary McDonald, First Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Policy and Governance Division
Ms Kylie Jonasson, Assistant Secretary, Research, Regulation and Food Branch
Mr Steve McCutcheon, Chief Executive Officer, Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Mr Cain Sibley, A/g General Counsel , Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Ms Amanda Hill, Manager, Food Safety, Food Standards Australia New Zealand

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3 

 

 

 

 

2

12:00pm

Adjournment of Hearing

 

Observers

Ms Zoe Macandrew
Ms Angela O'Sullivan
Ms Vanessa McMahon
Ms Kara Lengyel

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
Email: rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

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