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The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating was developed by the Australian Government as the national food guide. It is an important nutrition education tool for use in primary and secondary schools.

The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (new window)

National Dietary Guidelines

The National Health and Medical Research Council has prepared the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and companion resources including the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating, Healthy Eating for Children and Infant Feeding Guidelines: information for health workers. They are based on the best available scientific evidence and provide information for health professionals and the public about healthy food choices.

Dietary Guidelines for all Australians, list of publications to download - Australian Government, National Health and Medical Research Council website (new window)

Nutrition schools policy for Department of Education and Communities schools

The Nutrition in schools policy can be accessed on the department's Our Policies website. This policy outlines actions for schools to ensure consistent modeling of healthy eating practices across all areas of food and drink provision in the school context. 

Nutrition in schools policy - NSW Public Schools website (new window) 

Fresh Tastes @ School: NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy

The Fresh Tastes @ School NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy is a NSW Government initiative and mandatory for all NSW public schools. The strategy determines the types of foods and drinks that can be sold in NSW public school canteens. A range of support materials are available.

Supporting Students: School Canteens - NSW Public Schools website (new window)
Fresh Tastes @ School: NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy - NSW Department of Education and Training (PDF 1.5MB)

Go for 2&5

The Go for 2&5® Campaign provides families with reliable, practical and information on the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables, how to get more into your day, simple and tasty recipes and other resources.

Go for 2&5 Campaign - Go for 2&5 website (new window)