Community Projects

Need Starting pregnancy at a healthy weight has been shown to make pregnancy and delivery safer for both mother and baby. Solution NAQ Nutrition has received funding from Metro North Brisbane Medicare Local to develop an awareness raising program around …

Need Qld sporting clubs needed framework to create club environments that support healthy eating. Clubs needed support to implement Qld Government’s “Food for Sport” Guidelines Solution We provided key input into the development of the Qld Government’s Food for Sport …

Need Poor food choices among young children correlated with increased risk of injury. Solution To educate early childhood staff and parents on the effects that food has on the behaviour of young children through the Serious Injuries Grant – Food …

Need The Smith Family Impact Program works with vulnerable students to make sure they have the aspirations and skills to transition from high school to further education or work. Solution Nutrition Australia supported Impact by delivering a 5 session program …

Need Ipswich was named one of the unhealthiest cities in Qld, with chronic disease and obesity on the rise. The need for structured nutrition and physical activity education became evident Solution NAQ partnered with Ipswich City Council to deliver student …

Need Low cost, locally-based, social and educational activities for over 50’s Solution NAQ partners with Brisbane City and Morten Bay Regional Councils to deliver nutritional cooking workshops, supermarket tours and information sessions throughout the year. Cooking workshop theme’s include ‘Low …

Need Low cost, locally-based, social and educational activities for primary school aged children and teenagers held during the school holidays Solution NAQ partners with Brisbane City and Moreten Bay Regional Councils to deliver fun, nutritional cooking workshops, involving participation and …

need socially isolated, newly arrived, refugee mothers were struggling to learn English and to make healthy lifestyle choices for themselves and their families solution naq developed a 7 session educational program covering diabetes, healthy eating, shopping, food safety, school lunches, …

Need Newly arrived refugees were choosing unhealthy foods setting them on a path to poor health and chronic disease Solution Nutrition Australia Qld partnered with local Brisbane school and community organisations at Inala to engage refugee mothers through preparing healthy …

Need Nutrition education activities for disadvantaged adults in Brisbane Solution NAQ partnered with Brisbane City Council delivering nutritional cooking workshops and supermarket tours for disadvantaged groups across Brisbane Outcomes Workshops and tours provided an interactive, education tool within a social …

Need Qld Cricket identified the poor food choices available at many sporting clubs were inconsistent with healthy lifestyle messages supporting good nutrition and physical activity. Solution To make the healthy choices the easy choices at selected Qld cricket clubs by …

Need Lack of nutritional awareness for students at this community access school in Brisbane offering marginalised young women the chance to complete secondary school education. Many students are young mothers. Solution A 12 month whole of school education program was …

Need In response to the rising rates of overweight and obesity, Qld schools needed framework to create whole of school environments that support healthy eating. Schools needed support to implement Qld Government’s mandatory “ Smart Choices healthy Food and Drink …

Need Pregnant and breastfeeding have increased energy, protein and micro-nutrient requirements, including those with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Solution Nutrition Australia Qld assesses the menu in line with the Qld Health Nutrition Standards for Meals and Menus. We provide recommendations and …

Need Malnutrition is a significant issue – research indicates, 50% of Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) residents are malnourished. Food is also an important part of a quality life for people living in residential care. Many facilities require the expert …

Need Malnutrition is a significant issue – research indicates, 40% of community living adults are at risk of malnutrition or are malnourished and 50% of Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) residents are malnourished . The negative consequences of malnutrition can …

Need Need identified for free community access to dietitian approved menu plans, recipes and other healthy lifestyle resources Solution To produce a community nutrition website and facebook page managed and updated by accredited practicing dietitians Outcomes The Healthy Food Healthy …