Event Details

Where: Zoom Webinars
When: 8 December 2021 | 1pm AEST
Price: FREE

Australian Mandatory Domestic Standard: How to Prepare for Public Consultation

On 26 November 2021, Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, announced a formal consultative process had begun for establishing a mandatory domestic standard for the organic industry, and a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) will be prepared.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in the organic industry to have their say on a mandatory domestic regulation in Australia.

As the peak industry body for the organic industry, Australian Organic Limited will host a webinar presented by CEO Niki Ford and Research and Policy Officer Nicholas Mukherjee, to discuss the RIS process, answer questions you may have regarding the process and how you can have your say.

View the AOL media release with more information here.

When: Wednesday 8 December 2021 | 1pm – 2pm AEST
Where: Zoom Webinars
Cost: FREE

Key topics include:

  • What a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) is.
  • What steps make up a RIS process.
  • How you can get involved in the RIS process.
  • What to include when writing a submission.
  • How the RIS process will impact the organic industry.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page to register to watch the webinar recording.

About Niki Ford

Driven by her rural roots and educated through her study of nutritional medicine, Niki Ford has a strong interest in agriculture and organics. She has held several senior leadership positions within the organic industry and joined Australian Organic lIMITED in 2018 as General Manager; becoming CEO in 2019. Since then, Niki has successfully navigated a demerge, restructured the operational team and established strong connections with Government and Industry.

About Nicholas Mukherjee

Nicholas joined Australia Organic Limited in March 2021 as the Research and Policy Officer with a background in policy work within government departments and for a member of parliament. Nicholas oversees AOL’s research and policy work including positions on policy and legislation affecting the organics industry.