Nutrition and Food Services

Nutrition related links

  • Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

    Resources and information for parents, families and health professionals regarding treatment and prevention of food and other allergies

    Australian Breastfeeding Association

    The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is an organisation interested in the promotion and protection of breast feeding. The ABA's members include breastfeeding mothers, doctors, lactation consultants and midwives. The ABA is recognised as a source of up to date information for parents and health professionals alike.

    Australian Dental Association

    The most common childhood disease is dental cavities - easily preventable. The Australian Dental Association (ADA) is an organisation that encourages the health of the public whilst promoting dentistry. Information on this web site relates to appropriate dental health and practices for young children.

    Better Heath Channel

    Victorian government site providing health and medical information for consumers. Child nutrition fact sheets available.

    Children's Hospital Westmead

    Site for public and professionals. Fact sheets covering a wide range of child nutrition and health topics -including translations.

    Coeliac Society of Australia

    Information on coeliac disease including resources, recipes and research.

    Dietitians Association of Australia

    The Dietitian's Association of Australia (DAA) is a professional member organisation and the largest nutrition focused organisation in the country. The DAA has over 2000 members, the majority of whom are Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD's). APD's make a commitment to keep up-to-date and to maintaining high practice standards. The DAA website has information on finding a private practice Dietitian.

    Food Safety - Department of Health, Victoria

    Information on food safety in the home, in business and the community. Fact sheets available -including translations.

    Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)

    Information on microbial contamination of meats, food safety, food labeling, permissible additives and levels of chemical contaminants, and food standards.

    Human Genetics Society of Australia

    Dietary handbooks for patients with inborn errors of metabolism.

    Kids Health Info

    The Royal Children's Hospital website for medical information written for parents. Fact sheets designed to help parents better understand or care for children with a health problem.

    National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

    Australian Government guidelines, publications and information regarding current research in health.