Advisory Committees

Advisory Committees work with the MMA to advise on matters relating to Market operations and the fresh produce industry. Advisory Committees represent each key stakeholder group:

  • Storeholders
  • Standholders
  • Fruit & Vegetable Buyers
  • Flowers

The term for these committee members expires March 2022. Refer to each category below to see your new committee members.


  • Harry Kapiris, Chairman – Kapiris Bros (VIC) P/L
  • Jason Cooper – Fresh State Limited
  • Brett Collins – Perfection Fresh Australia P/L
  • Michael Barker – Barkers Melbourne
  • Thanh Truong – Aus Asia Produce

The Safety Committee has been established to ensure constant improvement of safety operations around the market, with a strong focus on ensuring the health and safety of market users is at the forefront of everything we do at the Melbourne Market.

Committee Members:

  • Amanda Flannery – MMA (Chair)
  • David Whitchelo – MMA
  • Lauren Kitchener – MMA
  • Jason Cooper – Fresh State
  • Mark Robinson – Robinson’s Fresh Solutions
  • Peter Tran – Produce of Virginia
  • Paul Smith – Dykes Bros
  • Brad White – Toyota Material Handling
  • Ray N De Rosario – Toyota Material Handling

For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

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