Resources and support

Get to know the resources and support services available to help NSW schools with implementing the Healthy School Canteens Strategy.

The tools and advice services on this page can help principals and school leaders to:

  • understand and apply the Food and Drink Criteria
  • plan a healthy menu
  • look up the Health Star Rating of packaged products
  • classify foods on the menu correctly as Everyday or Occasional
  • complete and submit a menu check to the Healthy Food Information Service
  • source great ideas, helpful tips and recipes
  • operate a healthy and viable canteen.


Download and access the following tools and guidance for planning a menu that complies with the Strategy.

Support services

Call the Healthy Food Information Service on Tel: 1800 930 966 (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri) or email

If your canteen is a member of the Healthy Kids Assocation please contact (02) 9876 1300 or 1300 724 850 from outside Sydney.


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  • Teaching, Learning and Student Wellbeing
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