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Welcome to the Shire of MERREDIN

Online Form - International Food Festival Volunteer Sign Up

We are seeking people to whip up some tasty treats from around the world, from secret family recipes to their traditional cultural dishes.

If you are interested in volunteering, please complete the sign up form below.

Allergens + dietary requirements - please tick all that apply to your dish
Will you be in attendance at the event?
Do you give permission for your photo to be taken at this event?

Please read and agree to the important information listed below:


Portion sizes should not be too big - the aim is to offer a taste only. Preparation of approx. 150 tasting is recommended.


You will be asked to provide a shopping list as part of this application for Shire of Merredin staff to purchase for you, which can be collected from Cummins Theatre on the 21st of March.

Alternatively, you can purchase the ingredients yourself and provide a receipt for reimbursement. Please provide an approximate budget for approval before purchasing. Reimbursements will require an additional form to be completed. The maximum reimbursement claim is $150.

Set Up

Cummins Theatre will be available from 4.30pm to set up. Fridges and Heating are available.

We will provide a table, serviettes, small compostable bowls, and cutlery for serving your food. If your dish requires something different, please let us know.

Please bring your dish in a bowl, platter or tray to be served from, with appropriate serving utensils where possible.

Cooking facilities may be accessed on the night if organised prior & are subject to availability. This includes the BBQ, as well as the Oven and Hotplates in the Cummins Theatre Kitchen.

Staying and serving the food is encouraged, but we understand this may not always be possible. Volunteers will be on hand to assist where needed.

If you would like to bring in ornaments or decorations for your table, please feel free to do so. If you wish to dress in clothing reflective of your culture, please do.

The Event

The Food Festival will run from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

The bar will be open during the Food Festival.

Photographs will be taken during the event, if you do not want your photo taken, please let staff know.

I have read and understood the information listed at the beginning of this form