A PANEL of food experts will debate that "Australians don't care where their food comes from, as long as it's cheap and looks good".
Citrus Australia chief executive Judith Damiani, Farmers Markets Association national representative Jane Adams, Australian Lot Feeders’ Association chief executive Dougal Gordon and Fresh Logic director Steve Spencer will join ABC’s Bush Telegraph presenter Cameron Wilson for the inaugural AgTalks event on November 22 to explore the topic in Melbourne.
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The panel discussion is sponsored by the Federal Government and will be broadcast on ABC Radio National's Bush Telegraph program.
Federal Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig said the event was a chance to bring together a range of views.
"The aim of bringing these people together is to stimulate discussions about how to keep Australian agriculture strong into the future," Mr Ludwig said.
The event will have a similar format to ABC TV's Q&A program.
AgTalks will be recorded in Melbourne in front of an audience at 7pm on Thursday, November 22. To join the audience email email@example.com or phone on (02) 8204 3777.
The broadcast date of the session is still to be announced.