Food Ministers’ Meeting membership

(Previously known as the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation [Forum])

Page last updated: 29 November 2023


Australian Government:

  • Chair and Lead Minister:

    The Hon Ged Kearney, MP
    Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care

  • Senator the Hon Murray Watt
    Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

New Zealand:

  • The Hon Andrew Hoggard
    Minister for Food Safety and Biosecurity, Associate Minister for Agriculture and Environment

Australian Capital Territory:

  • Photo of Ms Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA

    Ms Rachel Stephen-Smith, MLA
    Minister for Health

New South Wales:

  • Lead Minister:
    The Hon Tara Moriarty, MLC
    Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Regional New South Wales and Minister for Western New South Wales

  • The Hon Ryan Park, MP
    Minister for Health, Minister for Regional Health, and Minister for the Illawarra and the South Coast

Northern Territory:

  • Photo of The Hon Natasha Fyles MLA

    The Hon Natasha Fyles, MLA
    Chief Minister, Minister for Health


  • The Hon Shannon Fentiman MP
    Minister for Health, Mental Health and Ambulance Services

  • Photo of The Hon Mark Furner, MP

    The Hon Mark Furner, MP
    Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries

South Australia:

  • Lead Minister:

    The Hon Christopher Picton
    Minister for Health and Wellbeing

  • The Hon Clare Scriven MLC
    Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development


  • Lead Minister
    The Hon Guy Barnett MP
    Minister for Health

  • The Hon Jo Palmer, MLC

    The Hon Jo Palmer, MLC
    Minister for Primary Industries and Water


  • The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP

    Lead Minister
    The Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP
    Minister for Health

  • The Hon Ros Spence MP
    Minister for Agriculture

Western Australia:

  • The Hon Amber-Jade Sanderson BA, MLA
    Minister for Health


Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Australian Local Government Association

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