Food Regulation Standing Committee members

The membership of the Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC) comprises of senior officials, from health and related portfolios, from Australian states and territories and the Governments of Australia and New Zealand. The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) participates as a full member of FRSC. The Chief Executive Officer of Food Standards Australia New Zealand participates as an observer.

Page last updated: 15 September 2021


FRSC Chair:

Ms Tania Rishniw
Australian Government Department of Health

Australian Government:

Ms Tiali Goodchild
Department of Health

Mr Paul Denny
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

New Zealand:

Dr Roger Cook
Ministry for Primary Industries

Ms Maria Gracie
Ministry for Primary Industries

Australian Capital Territory:

Mr Victor Martin
ACT Health Directorate

New South Wales:

Dr Lisa Szabo
New South Wales Food Authority

Ms Meredith Claremont
Department of Health

Northern Territory:

Ms Tracy Ward
Department of Health


Mr John Piispanen
Department of Health

Mr Jim Dodds
Safe Food Production Queensland

Ms Lynne Turner
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

South Australia:

Ms Joanne Cammans
Department of Health

Ms Elena Anear
Primary Industries and Regions SA


Mr Paul Hunt
Department of Health

Mr Chris Lyall
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment


Ms Kelly Joy
Department of Health

Ms Angela Brierley
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Western Australia:

Dr Michael Lindsay
Department of Health

Ms Deborah Pett
Department of Agriculture

Australian Local Government Association:

Ms Monica Telesny

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