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Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance


By becoming a member you help create an equitable, sustainable and resilient food system for all Australians.
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Recent posts, videos and more

  Recent blog posts

  1. Smart thinking can drive local food network in Beechworth

    Wooragee lamb producer Anne Stelling believes that it would take just a little co-operative smart thinking to work through some regulatory ‘roadblocks’ for the North East to develop a significant – and diverse – local food network.
  2. Sharing Fair Food

    Kerry Miller attended the showing of the Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance’s Fair Food — The Documentary and the seminar that followed it at an event organised by Bundanoon Community Garden. Her conclusion — it’s well worth seeing.
  3. Action needed now to stop farm labour exploitation

    The recent 4 Corners expose' of corrupt farm labour market practices calls for assertive action by government and reform of the 417 visa system to prevent what have been called 'slave-like' working conditions on farms and in pountry processing factories…

Find more on our blog

  Fair Food Farmers United blog

  1. WA farmer the new spokesperson for FFFU

    Who better than someone with his own start-up agrienterprise focussing on growing and processing poultry on-farm, and ...., to become the spokesperson for Fair Food Farmers’ United?
  2. Regulation of Fair Food

    Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA), surveyed farmers’ experiences and views on fairness in the food system. We’re delighted to hereby release the report from that survey...

Find out more about Fair Food Farmers United

  The small screen — food related videos

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About the AFSA

The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) is working towards a fair, diverse and democratic food system for the benefit of all Australians.

How we work

These are the values that form the platform from which the AFSA operates…

  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Professional
  • Transparent
  • Wise
  • Courageous
  • Sustainable


Peoples’ Food Plan

A smart, crowdsourced plan for a better food system

The Peoples' Food Plan — conceived to reform the federal government's proposed National Food Plan by including Australia's smaller-scale farmers and the myriad small business, social enterprise and community-based food initiatives that populate our commercial and civil society — was Australia's first crowdsourced policy directions document.

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We are a national alliance of people and organisations who are working for a better food system. The food system is broken. People are hungry in outer suburbs, whilst supermarkets are throwing away food. Farmers are leaving the land in droves. Food is full of additives and chemicals that are making us sick. We’ve come up with a plan for a better food system — it’s called the Peoples’ Food Plan.

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