Workplaces & Tertiary education

You’ve come to the right place to learn about promoting healthy eating and encouraging healthier food and drink choices in your workplace or tertiary institution.

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We have supported many Victorian organisations

We have supported many Victorian organisations to successfully make changes to improve the food and drinks offered in their food outlets, vending machines and through catering.

We can support you to meet the requirements of the Healthy choices: healthy eating policy and catering guide for workplaces.

Promote healthy eating within your workplace

We have developed a range of resources to support your workplace in promoting healthy eating.

Looking for recipes?

Looking for inspiration for your cafe, kiosk or catering menu? We have developed a library of recipes including meals, snacks and more! All recipes are classified as GREEN or AMBER, in line with the Victorian Government’s Healthy choices: food and drink classification guide.

Popular recipes
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Banana breakfast bowl View recipe
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Chicken burger View recipe

Assess your menu with FoodChecker

FoodChecker will assess your menus, vending machines, recipes and products according to the Victorian Government’s Healthy Choices guidelines. Get a free and instant report including recommendations for healthier alternatives.

Popular resources
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FoodChecker View website

Healthier catering

Check out our resources dedicated to delivering healthier catering options.

Find food and drink inspiration

We have lots of delicious and nutritious food and drink ideas to incorporate into your menu! Access resources on eating from the five food groups, creating crowd pleasing snacks and lunchtime meals.

Take part in training and access other programs

Learn how to provide and promote healthier foods and drinks in your cafe or kiosk in line with the Victorian Government’s Healthy Choices guidelines. On completion you will be eligible to download a certificate.

Better understand the Healthy Choices guidelines

The advice provided by the Healthy Eating Advisory Service is in line with the Victorian Government’s Healthy choices: healthy eating policy and catering guide for workplaces. Access all of the relevant guidelines for your organisation – all conveniently located in one place.

Develop healthy eating policies and contracts for your organisation

Including the Healthy Choices guidelines in your organisation’s policies and supplier contracts is an important part of creating and maintaining a healthier food environment. Access free resources to assist you in creating or reviewing your organisation’s policies and contracts.

Healthier vending and retail food outlets

Your organisation’s food and drink provision may include retail food outlets such as a cafe, kiosk, vending, catering or all of the above! We have developed resources to assist you in providing food and drinks in line with the Healthy Choices guidelines.

Achievement Program

The Healthy Schools Achievement Program is a free membership program supporting schools to become healthier places. We help you to achieve best practice policies and practices in health and wellbeing and receive Victorian Government recognition for your work.

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Catering for Good

The Catering for Good Directory has been developed to help Victorian workplaces access healthier and more sustainable catering. The Directory also highlights caterers who offer social benefits to the community.