ACT school programs

Nutrition Australia ACT (NA ACT)  is a not-for-profit, non-government, community-based organisation and a division of one of Australia’s peak nutrition education bodies. Based on the latest science and research, qualified health professionals and educators provide a range of services for ACT primary and secondary school communities, including canteens, after school care, Parents and Citizens Associations, school principals and teachers. All of our services are tailored to specific ages and learning stages as appropriate to the school community.


Food&ME™ teachers' resource™ is a series of evidence-based nutrition education units (from Preschool to Year 8) linked to The Australian Curriculum: Health and Physical Education and aligns with the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013).

Food&ME™ provides students with the opportunity to learn about the relationship between food and health, including the effect food choices can have on their bodies and mental wellbeing.

For more information or to download Food&ME™ click here.


Canteen managers training course

Nationally-Recognised-TrainingAll ACT registered food businesses are required to have a food safety supervisor. NAQ Nutrition Training's Food Safet Supervisor course meets the requirements of Nationally Recognised Training and has been specially developed to meet the needs of staff working in school canteens.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will achieve a Statement of Attainment for two units of competency.

For further information regarding canteen managers training course click here.


ACT healthy schools services

Nutrition Australia ACT Division can provide professional learning programs to equip teachers with the tools for successfully teaching nutrition in the classroom.

Want to involve the wider school community in nutrition education?  Your next P&C meeting or parent information evening is the perfect opportunity for a  nutrition seminar.

Nutrition Australia ACT Division also offers cooking demonstrations and workshops for school children, parents and families.

For more information about the ACT healthy schools services click here.


Outside school hours care

A nutritionist from Nutrition Australia ACT Division will visit your outside school hours care service, and get the children involved in preparing nutritious and delicious afternoon snacks. In addition, your service will receive ideas for games and activities that have a healthy twist.

For more information about outside school hours care services click here.






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