Be part of the third National Food Waste Summit and Trade Show on 24 – 25 July 2024 in Melbourne, Australia and join the growing momentum in the fight to end food waste and Australia’s journey to halving food waste by 2030.   

Network and participate in candid discussions and debates with leading industry, government and research experts to help inspire solutions that will deliver real economic, social and environmental benefits for all Australians. 

End Food Waste Australia (formally Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre and Stop Food Waste Australia) is proud to host Australia’s biggest gathering dedicated to ending food waste. 

We look forward to seeing you there! 


The theme of this years’ Summit is ending of food waste starts with all of us. 

As part of the program, we will have speakers from across industry presenting on a range of topics including: 

  • Can we really end food waste? And why we can’t afford not to. 
  • Measured & Managed: How food waste reporting can inform impactful action for businesses. 
  • Food waste challenges of tomorrow and what you need to consider today. 
  • Sign in, Sign up: Technology accelerating food waste action. 
  • Start-up solutions to food waste challenges. 
  • Reimagined: Food waste free cities of the future. 
  • Saving Australia’s fruit and vegetables – opportunities from farm to fork. 
  • Engaging consumers: behaviours that stick and changes with impact. 
  • Food waste proof your products: unlock the possibilities of packaging and consumer touch points. 

We will also be hosting Foodbank Australia’s Inaugural Leading Change Food Waste Action awards on Day One! 

Renowned for his passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship, Costa Georgiadis, host of ABC's Gardening Australia


Joining us as one of our keynote speakers is none other than Craig Reucassel, the dynamic host of ABC's War on Waste.         



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The National Food Waste Summit is hosted by End Food Waste Australia, and is proudly brought to you by our event managers at Big Fish Events.

If you have questions about the National Food Waste Summit, or would like to get involved, please contact the End Food Waste Australia team via events@bigfishevents.com.au as our appointed Conference Manager.

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