Member benefits

Healthy Kids Association offers membership to schools in NSW and the ACT (with and without canteens), to leasees of canteens, health professionals, individuals and other organisations.

We believe that taking a proactive approach to kids health and teaching them how to make healthy choices helps to set up healthy habits for life.

Outside of NSW but want to know more? Contact us to discuss your options.

What does it mean to be a member of Healthy Kids Association?

A Healthy Kids Association Membership signifies a commitment to children’s health, and provides access to the very best resources and tools for schools. From advice on running the canteen, to seasonal recipes and videos, interactive and printable teaching resources, fun activities for children, resources for parents, access to exclusive offers, regular communications and information about upcoming health promotion workshops and programs.

What’s included in membership:

By becoming a member, you will receive:

Exclusive access to Healthy Kids Online – our huge online resource centre, which includes:

Canteen Corner” –  a comprehensive knowledgebase for running a successful canteen and aligning with state and territory requirements
HKA Kitchen” – packed full of kid-friendly recipes, with new recipes and videos being added all the time
Kids Zone” – heaps of healthy and fun activities to keep inquiring minds busy.
Teachers Territory” – with interactive teaching resources (coming soon)
Parents Portal” – info and resources designed specifically for parents (coming soon)


Access to our nutrition and canteen school support advice line to answer any questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Two HKA Members Magazines per year (Summer and Winter)

Free tickets to the biennial HKA Expo

Monthly eNewsletters packed with the latest news, videos, recipes, programs, events and offers

An invitation to quarterly, highly informative webinars run by HKA

A membership certificate for display

Free advertising for all canteen positions vacant across HKA web and social

An annual printed copy of HKA Canteen Buyers Guide mailed in Term 1

Access to exclusive partner offers, including:

  • Sign up to use Cashless online ordering and have your first term of transaction fees completely waived, instantly saving you hundreds of dollars! (There are no deadlines, lock-in contracts or setup costs). Visit or contact to take up this offer or find out more.

Types of membership

Membership for schools

Provides access for all members of a school community. There are four categories of school membership:

$109 per year: School with a canteen (school-run)
$109 per year: School with a canteen (run by a leasee) OR $99 if the leasee is a member
$79 per year: School with no canteen
FREE: Small school (less than 100 students) with no canteen

Membership for canteen companies / leasees

$199 per year: Provides access for all company staff and their canteen managers

Membership for individuals

$79 per year: Provides access for one person

Membership for organisations

$199 per year: Provides access for all staff. Includes food industry, LHDs etc

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