For further information

For free, reliable and up-to-date information about eating well and being active for your family:

Healthy Kids Toolkit

Provides key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids. With information for early childhood and school age children, it has a range of useful fact sheets, videos and blogs.

Raising Children's Network Designed with busy families in mind. It has the answers to hundreds of parenting questions to help families grow and thrive together. With articles, videos and interactive resources tailored to different ages and stages, it has useful information for every step of the parenting journey.
Family Food Patch

This program empowers families and local Tasmanian Communities to improve the health and wellbeing of children by promoting eating well and being active.  With information on oral health, nature play, physical activity and eating well, it has a range of fun resources, postcards, videos and recipes.

Eat for Health Provides information on the Australian Dietary Guidelines, which tell us about the amount and kinds of food that we need for good health and wellbeing. There is also advice and tips on eating well and recipes using everyday foods.

Physical activity recommendations for children

Information on the Australian Governments 24 Hour Movement Guidelines, on the amount of physical activity sleep and recommended screen time for children each day.
Exercise RightThis site has  information about exercise for kids and adults.
Nature Play SAThis site offers some great resources for children encouraging outdoor and nature based play.

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For information and advice on how to help your early childhood service or school achieve their Move Well Eat Well Award and become a place where healthy choices are the easy choices.

School Food Matters (formerly the Tasmanian School Canteen Association/TSCA)

Provides practical advice, resources and support to help Tasmanian school communities feed all children well. Their Smart Food Award provides a way for schools to make sure their food service is operating efficiently, safely and supporting a whole school approach to healthy eating

Bicycle Network AustraliaThis site offers resources for both school walking and riding  and information for national days like Ride2School Day and Ride2Work Day.
Healthy Active by DesignIf you are talking to your community or local government about the design of safe walking and cycling, this is a great reference provided by the Heart Foundation.the Heart Foundation Walking Program.
Better Health ChannelFunded by the Victorian State Government, this site provides health and medical information to help individuals and their communities improve their health and wellbeing.
Eat Well Tasmania Champions healthy eating and promotes opportunities to eat healthy Tasmanian grown, produced and value-added food.  With organised campaigns and practical resources such as seasonal food guides and recipes to help early childhood services and schools encourage and enjoy local Tasmanian food.
Parents Voice An online network of parents who are interested in improving the food and activity environments of Australian children.  Covering topics such as food marketing, sports sponsorship, food fundraising and healthy supermarket checkouts it provides information, advice and organised campaigns to help parents create healthier places for their children.
Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation Runs a kitchen garden program that aims to give every child a pleasurable food education to help form positive food habits for life.  On paying a membership fee early childhood services and schools receive information, professional development and support to guide them to build a successful and sustainable kitchen garden program.

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