Current Implementation Status

Australia has formally transitioned from the Australian National Standardised terminology and definitions for texture modified foods and thickened liquids to IDDSI. IDDSI has been implemented in Australia since May 2019.  Many thanks to the Australian IDDSI Steering Committee for guiding a successful IDDSI implementation :

  • Chair: Phil Juffs (DAA)
  • Trish Johnson (SPA)
  • Natalie Stapleton
  • Bridget Spokes (DAA)
  • John Boland
  • Robert Berry (IHHC)
  • Jane Winter
  • Laura Ross
  • Matilda Mulgrave (NestlĂ© Health Sciences)
  • Brenda Mosel
  • Mike Tristram (Precise ThickN)
  • Alex Ross
  • Cathie Watts (Flavour Creations)
  • Julie Cichero (IDDSI International and Australian Project Officer)
Reference Group

In Progress 

An IDDSI reference group is currently being assembled in to monitor IDDSI implementation.

Primary Contacts Julie Cichero
Contact Email Australia
  This information was last updated on Dec 2020.