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Case Studies

Food for Sport: making healthy food available in sports clubs

Food for Sport: A Guide to Healthy Food and Drink Supply in Sporting Clubs aims to make nutritious foods and drinks available, prominent and promoted in sports clubs in Queensland, and applies to all methods of food and drink provision including canteens, vending machines, mobile food carts and fundraising. This strategy is voluntary for all sports […]

How to market healthy foods to make a profit

Marketing is getting the right product in the right place at the right time at the right price using the right promotion to attract customers who will buy. Getting it right can add a real boost to your sales of healthy foods. Here are some ideas to make your marketing a success: Get your customers […]

A Better Choice: Healthy food and drink catering guidelines

A Better Choice Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Health Facilities (A Better Choice) aims to increase the availability of healthier foods and drinks in hospitals, community health centres and office buildings. The strategy applies to all situations where foods and/or drinks are supplied to staff, visitors and the general public including: canteens or […]


Local law matters promoting healthy eating

Many of the objectives for healthy people and places can be achieved through measures other than local laws. However, local laws are still used by some councils to regulate food provision. This section provides local government with items to consider for local laws to promote healthy eating. It is recommended that council review existing local […]

Policy: Food availability through Council-operated venues and functions

Council facilities are well placed to provide a significant contribution to promoting health and healthy eating – making the healthy choice the easy choice. Consider establishing corporate policies for healthy catering at: Sporting and recreation facilities (such as swimming pools, sporting grounds and gymnasiums) Sporting, recreation, cultural and other events and festivals, starting with council-run […]

Increasing access to healthy foods in corporate plans

Why this is important The role of nutrition and healthy eating is widely recognised in reducing the risk of diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, colon cancer, obesity and injury. The role of promoting health and nutrition has traditionally fallen to the state and federal governments through the health care system. However, […]