Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Health and Aged Care
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) develops standards that regulate the use of ingredients, processing aids, colourings, additives, vitamins and minerals. FSANZ is also responsible for some labelling requirements for packaged and unpackaged food (e.g. specific mandatory warnings or advisory labels).


Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Food Standards Australian New Zealand Act 1991

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Primary body

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 5423, Kingston ACT 2604

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
CEO Dr. Sandra Cuthbert 31 March 2022 31 March 2027

Government appointed boards

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