The inquiry is looking at improving food security and equitable access to food, and reducing food waste and destruction. It is also examining technologies to bring food production into cities, and ways to preserve productive land and water resources, as well as how food production impacts the environment.
The Committee will also consider Indigenous food and land management practices; workforce challenges and skills development; developing the food industry as an export; and implications for quality control and labelling of processed/manufactured food.
In light of the ongoing impact of the pandemic on the food supply sector, the Committee extended the deadline for submissions to Monday 28 February 2022.
That the Committee on Environment and Planning inquire into and report on food production and supply in NSW, including:
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.