Nearly two-thirds of suburbs in one major part of Sydney have no food stores at all. And in those that do, unhealthy food outlets outnumber healthy ones by more than six to one.
Dr Joshua Zeunert's new project will forecast potential scenarios to inform decision-makers and help ensure our food supply security.
The centre is working with researchers, industry leaders and government to ensure sustainable food production in Australia.
The majority of food production is increasingly owned and managed by large corporations that have little, if any, regard for Indigenous sovereignty, write Karen Soldatic, Kim Spurway and Kelly Somers.