Healthy At Home

Settlement Grants Program (2005 – 2010)

Healthy At Home Community Projects Sub Healthy At Home Projects

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 food – building cooking skills, health knowledge and English

Outcomes

Nutrition Australia Qld has delivered 120 cooking workshops supporting over 200 refugee families – improving food choices, empowering with knowledge and English, lowering risk the of poor health and supporting the settlement process