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A Festival for a Well-Nourished Victoria  

An illustration of people outside at a market and festival.

Thank you to all who attended A Festival for a Well-Nourished Victoria.

We hope the event inspired you to think about how you can work across silos and regions to transform food systems across Victoria.

  • Keynote presentations

    Professor Corinna Hawkes (Food and Agriculture Organization), Professor Shu Wen Ng (University of North Carolina) & Caley Callope (Black Duck Foods)


Key takeaways Many of the conversations we had were centered on the leadership principles below: Body Convert commitments into action 1.prioritise social purpose  2.persist by learning and adapting. Tackle power hierarchies to unleash innovation 3.Deviate from the norm  4.Lift others up.  Navigate through conflict 5.Listen with curiosity 6.Reflect individuality and collectivity. Address fragmented governance to align solutions 7.Connect with other for collective action 8.Speak openly and authentically.

Refer to the Next Gen(D)eration Leadership Collective’s manifesto for achieving…

What’s next? 

We’re currently still working on ways for you to continue collaborating and connecting with each other. There will be an announcement on this sent straight to your inbox so stay tuned.  

Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation logo

This event is co-funded by VicHealth and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022
VicHealth acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land. We pay our respects to all Elders past, present and future.
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VicHealth acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.