Food regulation

The joint food regulation system ensures our food is safe to eat. The Australian, New Zealand and state and territory governments work together to make food laws and standards, and ensure they are consistently enforced.

Food policy papers

View the latest policy papers and regulation impact statements.

Food Ministers' Meeting

This group of ministers oversees the food regulation system.

Food policy guidelines

View the current food policy guidelines issued by the Food Ministers’ Meeting.

Communiques

View the latest communiques from the Food Ministers’ Meeting.

Latest outcomes

Food Ministers Meeting

Food Ministers’ Meeting communiqué – 3 May 2024

Communiqué of outcomes from the Food Ministers’ Meeting held on 3 May 2024.

Food Ministers’ Meeting communiqué – 1 December 2023

Communiqué of outcomes from the Food Ministers’ Meeting held on 1 December 2023.

ISFR meeting outcomes

ISFR meeting outcome – 13 to 14 December 2023

Summary of key discussions and outcomes from the Implementation Subcommittee for Food Regulation (ISFR) meeting held on 13 to 14 December 2023.

ISFR meeting outcome – 23 to 24 May 2023

Summary of key discussions and outcomes from the Implementation Subcommittee for Food Regulation (ISFR) meeting held on 23 to 24 May 2023.

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