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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.

Nutrition and Healthy Eating: Australian Guide to Healthy Eating - Australian Government, Department of Health and Ageing website (opens new window)

National Dietary Guidelines

The National Health and Medical Research Council have prepared the Australian Dietary Guidelines. 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 (opens new window)

Nutrition in schools policy for Department of Education schools 

The Nutrition in Schools Policy can be accessed on the Department of Education and Communities' Policies section of their website. This policy outlines actions for schools to ensure consistent modeling of healthy eating practices across all areas of food and drink provisions in the school context.

Nutrition in Schools Policy: NSW Public Schools website (opens new window).

NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy

The new NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy is a NSW Government initiative. All NSW public schools are required to transition to the