The assistance and advice from the State and Territory health authorities and their staff members have been central to the operation of the 19th Australian Total Diet Survey.
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) would like to thank the officers from the States and Territories who arranged the collection of the samples during 1998.
The Australian Government Analytical Laboratories carried out the analyses and provided advice and comments. Their assistance was appreciated.
The following institutions have either prepared the food or made kitchens available for this survey:
- Edith Cowan University, and the School of Public Health, Curtin University, Western Australia;
- School of Hospitality and Tourism, Palmerston Campus, Northern Territory University, Northern Territory;
- Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania;
- Panorama Campus, Douglas Mawson Institute of Technical and Further Education, and Department of Employment, Training and Further Education, South Australia;
- Southbank Institute of Technical and Further Education, Brisbane, Queensland;
- State Chemistry Laboratory, Victoria; and
- Western Sydney Institute of Technical and Further Education, Penrith, New South Wales.
This survey has been peer reviewed and ANZFA would like to thank the following peer reviewers for their valuable assistance:
- Dr Denis Hamilton, Queensland Department of Primary Industries and member of the World Health Organization/Food and Agriculture Organization Joint Meeting on Pesticide Residues; and
- Dr Richard Vannoort, Environmental Science and Research, New Zealand.
ANZFA would also like to thank the following staff who were involved in the coordination and production of this report: Ms Janis Baines; Mr Steve Crossley; Mr Steve Fynmore; Ms Brigid Hardy; Mr Rob Keane; Ms Annette Learmonth and Ms Narelle Marro.