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Fact sheets and guides

Did you know children consume around 30% of their daily food intake at school? 

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

Our go-to 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

Whats for lunch?

Pick up some healthy lunchbox ideas with our sample lunchboxes and tips on keeping lunchbox food safe in the hot weather

Mix and match lunchboxes

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

Lunchbox builder

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

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.