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Fresh Tastes NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy



The Fresh Tastes NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy requires all New South Wales (NSW) government schools to provide a healthy, nutritious canteen menu in line with the Australian Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents.

There are a number of tools to assist with implementing the strategy: 

Abstract adapted from NSW Public Schools


NSW Government Department of Education and Communities
35 Bridge Street
GPO Box 33
Sydney NSW 2001
Ph: 1300 679 332

Related publications

New South Wales Department of Education and Training (2005)

Fresh Tastes NSW healthy school canteen strategy.

Sydney: NSW Department of Health and NSW Department of Education and Training

The Fresh Tastes NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy has a purpose to give students across NSW a taste for healthy foods. This policy sets out requirements associated with a government-endorsed approach that assists schools to determine nutritional and healthier types of foods for sale in their canteens.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract


Last updated: 9 August 2016
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