In 2019, Life Education piloted an exciting new program called Healthy Eats, to encourage children to eat more fruit and veg, and reduce the impact of obesity. Healthy Eats was funded by the Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) and was implemented in collaboration with 19 primary schools in Cairns, Townsville and Mackay regions. The results included:
In 2019, Healthy Eats won the award for outstanding collaboration at the national Social Impact Measurement Network Awards (SIMNA), in recognition of Life Education’s strong community partnerships in the research, design and implementation of the program. Check out the story here.