7 - 13 February 2021


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About Healthy Lunchbox Week

Healthy Lunchbox Week is a Nutrition Australia initiative that aims to inspire parents and carers across Australia to create healthy lunchboxes their children will enjoy.

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 

  • ensuring a healthy lunchbox balance across core food groups

  • awareness of lunchbox food hygiene and safety

Why 7 - 13 February?

Whilst our children are settling into a new school year, schools across the country can get involved and help share healthy lunchbox messages with their students and families.

What's happening during the week?

This year, Healthy Lunchbox Week has something for everyone. Families can get on board with our lunchbox photo competition and teachers can pick up some tips on healthy lunchbox messaging in our free webinar.

To learn more about Healthy Lunchbox Week 2021 and find out how you can get involved click on our campaign Expression of Interest below.




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.

It is comprised of five independent state divisions that provide local programs and services, while collaborating on national initiatives such as the Healthy Eating Pyramid and National Nutrition Week. Visit the Nutrition Australia website for more information regarding programs, services, recipes and nutrition information. www.nutritionaustralia.org     

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