Fact sheets and guides

Did you know children consume around a THIRD of their daily food intake at school? 

Lunchbox food plays a crucial role towards childrens ability to concentrate, learn and play.

Our quick link fact sheets provide plenty of tips and guidance on healthy lunchboxes that will ensure your children are well nourished and in tip top shape for learning whilst at school.   

Packing a school lunchbox

Check out our 7 steps to packing a school lunchbox complete with food group guide

Become a waste warrior

Learn how you can minimise waste from the lunchbox 

Involve the kids

Pick up some tips to help get your kids involved and more interested in packing their own lunchbox 

Whats for lunch?

Download our complete guide for creating healthy lunchboxes with sample lunchbox ideas and tips on keeping lunchbox food safe

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Mix and match lunchboxes

Pull together a perfect lunchbox combo comprising each of the core food groups

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Lunchbox builder

Build your own virtual lunch box using the Cancer Council's interactive lunchbox builder

Open lunch box builder
Lunchbox swaps

Heavily processed snacks are often high in fat, salt and/or sugar and low in valuable nutrients not to mention quite expensive. Check out the Cancer Council's healthy lunchbox swaps for some healthier alternatives.

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How to create the ultimate sandwich 

Say goodbye to soggy sandwiches and boring fillings by learning about the Grains, Legumes Nutrition Council's 4 steps to creating the ultimate sandwich.

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