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National child nutrition projects



The National child nutrition program was a 3 year community grants program targeting the nutrition and long term eating patterns of children aged 0 - 12 years of age, and pregnant women. A high priority was given to projects in rural and remote communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and lower socio-economic communities.

The program supported community-based projects aiming to improve:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract


Department of Health
Sirius Building
Furzer Street
Woden Town Centre ACT 2606
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555
Freecall: 1800 020 103

Evaluated publications

Miller M, Coffin J, Shaw P, D'Antoine H, Larson A, James R (2004)

Evaluation of Indigenous nutrition projects funded by the National Childhood Nutrition Program in Western Australia: final report.

Perth: Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health


Last updated: 29 January 2015
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