The March 2016 ‘Beyond emergency food: responding to food insecurity and homelessness’ edition




Jenny Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Council to Homeless Persons

Feature — Beyond Emergency Food:

Responding to Food Insecurity and Homelessness


The Australian Food Security Research Collaboration: Rebecca Lindberg, The Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University, Sue Kleve and Liza Barbour, School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Sue Booth, School of Health Sciences, Flinders University and Danielle Gallegos, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Queensland University of Technology

Chapter 1: Foot Insecurity and Homelessness in Context

‘A Slippery Slope: The Social Gradient of Food Insecurity and Healthy Eating in Australia’, Holley Jones, Senior Project Officer and Kerry McGrath, Director, Community Programs, Australian Red Cross

‘An Interview with Rob Rees’, Rebecca Lindberg

‘The Right to Food Coalition: From Conference to Coalition’, Liza Barbour, Lecturer, Public Health Nutrition, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Monash University

‘The Human Right to Food’, Nick Rose, Sustain, The Australian Food Network, William Angliss, Rebecca Lindberg The Australian Health Policy Collaboration, Victoria University and Martin Caraher, Centre for Food Policy, City University London

‘Food Alone Will Not End Hunger’, Russell Shields, Churchill Fellow, Food Justice Truck Manager, Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and Founder and Chair of The Community Grocer

Chapter 2: Consumer and Client Perspectives: The Experience of Food Insecurity

‘Six Mouths to Feed’, Haley Price, Marketing and Communications Manager, St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria

‘Food Insecurity and Homelessness’, Lisa Peterson, Peer Education Support Program Graduate

‘Consumer Voices — Responding to Food Insecurity and Homelessness.’ Consumer Voices is a regular feature in Parity. Articles are written by and with consumers to ensure they have a say about the issues that directly affect them.

‘What is the Meaning of Food for Young People Experiencing Homelessness?’, Rowena Yamazaki, Community Nutritionist, Community Health Services, Denise Fry, Evaluation Officer, Community Health Services, Sydney Local Health District and Jessica Fielding, Policy Officer, Yfoundations

‘A New Chapter’, Haley Price, Marketing and Communications Manager, St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria

Chapter 3: Responding to Food Insecurity

‘Responding to Food Insecurity: The Role of Dietitians and the Challenges they Face’, Katrina Doljanin, Dietitian, cohealth

‘A Decade of Good Food — Café Meals in the Geelong Region: A Ten Year Reflection’, Alyssa Huxtable and Jill Whelan

‘Exploring the Experience of Food Insecurity Among Mothers Seeking Asylum in Melbourne Using Photovoice’, Chrystal Yam, Registered Nutritionist

‘The Sacred Heart Mission Meals Program’, Chris Middendorp, Manager, Sacred Heart Central, Sacred Heart Mission

‘Towards Dignity on a Plate’, Tony McCosker, CEO, St Mary’s House of Welcome

‘Working in Partnership with the Charitable Food Sector to Better Meet the Food Needs of People in Perth’, Christina Pollard, Curtin University, Sue Booth, Flinders University of South Australia, Andrea Begley, Curtin University, Deborah Kerr, Curtin University, Bruce Mackintosh, University of Western Australia, Jonine Jancey, Curtin University, Cathy Campbell and Jill Whelan, Deakin University, Rex Milligan, FoodBank WA, Joel Berg, New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Bernie Fisher, Western Australian Council of Social Service, Kris Halliday, Salvation Army and Martin Caraher, City University London

‘Being Frank’, Haley Price, Marketing and Communications Manager, St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria

‘FoodMate by SecondBite: Paving the Way to Food Security Through Hands-on Nutrition Education’, Nicole Vaughan, Volunteer SecondBite, Liza Barbour, Monash University, Chrystal Yam, SecondBite


Livia Carusi, General Manager, Membership and Development and Danusia Kaska, Soup Van Program Operations Manager

Lyn Morgain, Chief Executive Officer, cohealth