The Forum consists of Ministers responsible for food from across Australia and New Zealand and is chaired by the Minister for Rural Health.

Formal Operating Procedures

The Forum conducts its business in line with Formal Operating Procedures which were first approved on 4 April 2003.


20 November 2015
3 July 2015
30 January 2015
27 June 2014
13 December 2013

Further information about the Forum, including outcomes of meetings which concern the development of the Health Star Rating system, is available on the Department of Health website.