Canteens and Healthy Food in Schools in ACT

Local ACT information

Fresh Tastes healthy food at school

Fresh Tastes is a free ACT Government service that helps schools make healthy food and drinks a bigger part of everyday life for Canberra’s kids.

Healthy Eating Hub

The Healthy Eating Hub is Canberra’s largest collective of University qualified nutritionists and dietitians, who CAN HELP. The Healthy Eating Hub practitioners have spent years studying food and nutrition, so that you don’t have to.  We provide practical tools and advice to make healthy eating a reality in your life.

Healthy Kids Australia (HKA)

Healthy Kids Association is a not-for-profit, non-government health promotion charity based in Sydney, Australia. HKA has a membership base consisting of more than 1,200 school canteens in NSW and the ACT. We work with our members assisting them to deliver healthy food menus that meet government guidelines and strategies.


Nutrition Australia ACT

ACTNSS supports ACT school canteens to meet the National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines and ACT Public School Food and Drink Policy.


YMCA Nutri-Y’s Project

The project is aimed at supporting schools and school canteens to provide viable, sustainable food services, which meet the Healthy School Canteen Guidelines. The project will run through 2016-2018 and is funded, under ACT Health – Healthy Canberra Grants.