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					Beyond Groundhog Day – getting down to the business of food safety
Bruce Morton, Australian Institute of Environmental Health
Need for a food regulation vision 
     translate vision into outcomes‐based legislation
   ‐ translate vision into outcomes based legislation
  ‐ local government can then demonstrate leadership 
  through flexible delivery of FS services 

Look for leaders  look for champions  critical 
Look for leaders, look for champions –
people to take us forward 

Jurisdiction forum model (national) to share 
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resources, information, skills and experiences
New ways of doing business – coordinate 
different regulatory approaches, tools & 
different regulatory approaches  tools & 
practices (auditing, inspection, surveillance & 
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verification)
Strategic alliances and resource sharing is 
vital

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Team approach between FS regulators  l
(national, state & local) – creating a national FS 
partnership
Multi‐pronged strategy to promote food 
safety and role of EHO

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Consistency in verification and confidence in 
outcomes (recognition of equivalence of audit schemes)

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Uniformity – consistency – harmonisation –
equivalence
Become employer of choice! (flexibility, job sharing, 
respect, definition and acknowledge significance of role, 
open career pathways ) = increased job satisfaction
open career pathways )   increased job satisfaction
Matching resources to the regulator activity required/ 
QUALITY
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Increase food safety workforce (EHO’s core stable) 
– broadening the FS regulatory workforce base 
– competency and vocational based training
– minimum qualification benchmark
– harmonize qualifications across Australia

Secondment opportunities (national and international)
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Find media champions/influential 
spokespeople for your cause

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Advocate food safety as a relevant and 
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urgent health protection issue

National focused campaign

Everyone in the room has to be an advocate
Cost recovery options and cost neutrality for 
FS services in local government

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Acknowledging the real service costs
Report to Food Regulation Standing 
Committee/ ISC
Link to ISC component 4 working group
Link to AIEH national workforce strategy
Link to NSW Food Authority Food 
Partnership
All BGHD masterclass participants to receive 
outcomes electronically
Others – want more… 
www.foodsafetyconference.com.au
www foodsafetyconference com au

				
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