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Lunchbox inspiration for parents, carers and schools
6- 12 February 2022

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About Healthy Lunchbox Week

Healthy Lunchbox Week is an initiative of Nutrition Australia that aims to inspire Australian families to create healthy and enjoyable lunchboxes.

Did you know children consume around 30% of their daily food intake at school? Most of this comes from the contents of their lunchbox. What children eat during their day at school plays a crucial role in their learning and development.

Healthy Lunchbox Week helps families prepare healthy lunchboxes by:

  • inspiring healthy lunchbox ideas and recipes 

  • informing a healthy lunchbox balance across core food groups

  • awareness of lunchbox food hygiene and safety.

Why 6 - 12 February?

Occurring at the start of Term 1, Healthy Lunchbox Week provides timely information for families as they return to the routine of daily lunchbox packing. It also supports schools and teachers to share healthy lunchbox messages within their school community. 

Get Involved

Help us spread the healthy lunchbox word

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Free classroom resources

Teachers!  Take your class on Healthy Lunchbox Week journey with five fun classroom adventures to choose from. Download our free adventure kits now and start planning.   

Do you have Australia's healthiest lunchbox?

Win one of six $250 Woolworths e-Gift cards by sharing a picture and explanation of your healthy lunchbox creation with Life Education.


Entries close 12 February 2022.

Click here to learn more.  

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During Healthy Lunchbox Week, we will be sharing healthy lunchbox posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. Follow and like us for plenty of inspiration and see what exciting things we get up to during the week.


We’d love you to get involved and spread the word within your school, community or organisation. 

If you would like to be informed about Healthy Lunchbox Week 2022 or become a supporter, contact us!

About Nutrition Australia

Nutrition Australia is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation and registered charity that aims to inspire healthy eating for all Australians.

Visit the Nutrition Australia website for more information regarding programs, services, recipes and nutrition information.