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Join our team as Deputy Leader, REDUCE Program

Join our team, and let's grow together! With partner RMIT, we're looking for the Deputy Program Leader for our REDUCE program. The successful candidate will join a growing national movement tackling Australia's annual $36.6 billion food waste challenge, working across...

A thriving, efficient and sustainable food industry is central to Australia’s economy, regional job security and prosperity, yet 25% of all the food we produce goes to waste.

Our vision is an Australia without food waste

The Fight Food Waste Cooperative Research Centre brings together industry, research, and the community.

Winning this fight will save Australia $20 billion per annum; it will reduce food waste, increase industry profitability, and improve food rescue to deliver economic, social, and environmental benefits for Australia.

Through our three research and development programs, we will ENGAGE with industry and consumers to REDUCE food waste across the supply chain and TRANSFORM unavoidable waste into innovative products.

Value-chain Food Waste/Losses in Australia: $20 Billion per Annum


43 Industry Partners

8 University Partners

8 State Agencies


The CRC has funding for 10 years until 2028.

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Total staff in-kind (216 FTEs)

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Congratulations to our PhD student @Ruby_Chanby on the publication of her paper in @RCRjournal examining literature from research and industry on their approaches to using #Packaging to reducing #FoodWaste:

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Packaging plays a major role in helping decrease #FoodWaste - but as REDUCE Program Leader Assoc. Prof. Simon Lockrey of @RMIT explores for @360info_global, the use of plastics in food packaging brings challenges & opportunities for researchers: FoodWasteCRC photo
Join our team! With partner @RMIT, we're looking for the Deputy Program Leader for our REDUCE program. Work across a suite of projects including tools, technology, supply chain innovation and food rescue interventions:

#FoodWaste #FightFoodWaste
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