Canteen Guidelines

In Australia, each state and territory has their own nutrition policies and guidelines for their schools and canteens. Government schools are required to implement these guidelines, and independent and Catholic schools are strongly encouraged to adopt them.

On the Healthy Kids website, you’ll find more information about:


The NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy


National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines


Right Bite Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy

Please note: These guidelines are currently undergoing review

Canteen policies/guidelines followed by the remaining states/territories:

Download our State/Territory Canteen Guidelines Summary

Click here to see a summary of the various State/Territory Canteen Guidelines and where to get support.