12
Oct

UPDATED 1 NOVEMBER - HSR System enhancements consultation

By mpconsulting

The Health Star Rating (HSR) System is a voluntary front-of-pack labelling (FoPL) scheme that rates the overall nutritional profile of packaged food and assigns it a rating from 0.5 to 5 stars. With a focus on processed packaged foods, the objective of the HSR System is to provide convenient, relevant and readily understood nutrition information and/or guidance to assist consumers to make informed food purchases and healthier eating choices. In July 2017, mpconsulting was engaged to undertake a Five Year Review. Read more...
30
Jul

Second round of forums for the HSR review

By mpconsulting

In February to April this year, we facilitated nine public forums across Australia and in New Zealand to hear from stakeholders on a range of issues significant to the five year review of the HSR system. In November 2018, we will facilitate a second round of forums. These forums will enable stakeholders to continue to provide input on key issues for the review, including on options for system enhancements. The forums will be hosted in Sydney, Auckland and Melbourne. As. Read more...
09
May

Summary of the VMA Review public workshops – available now

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting recently undertook public workshops throughout Australia to inform the review of the Volunteer Management Activity (VMA). Across all workshops a total of approximately 200 people attended, comprising a mix of volunteers, volunteer involving organisations, volunteer support services and peak bodies. mpconsulting has prepared a summary of the key themes and outcomes from the workshops. This document does not attempt to capture the complete range of views and information received through the workshops but provides a high level summary. We’d. Read more...
07
May

HSR system Review – Update on release of discussion paper

By mpconsulting

From February to April this year, mpconsulting held public forums across Australia and New Zealand to inform the Five Year Review of the Health Star Rating (HSR) system. The forums have now been concluded. Thank you to all who attended and provided feedback. As flagged in forums, the next stage of the Review includes the release of subject specific discussion papers. In forums, we indicated there would be two papers made available for public comment in May and July 2018. As. Read more...
12
Apr

Volunteer Management Activity Review - survey closed

By mpconsulting

The survey seeking input to the Volunteer Management Activity (VMA) Review is now closed. The survey was open to volunteers, volunteer involving organisations, organisations providing volunteer support services and others from 31 January to 9 April 2018. Over 200 responses were received. We would like to thank stakeholders for completing the survey. This forms a key part of the consultation process for the VMA Review and your input is much appreciated. If you wish to contribute to the Review, please. Read more...