Our vision is to lead the transformation of Australia's food habits through advocacy, program delivery and collaboration to maximise the health, wellbeing and productivity of communities.

Australian Health & Wellbeing
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Diet

is the single biggest risk factor for premature mortality and disability in Australia.

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Only 6%

of Australians eat enough vegetables. Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia, is proven to increase vegetable consumption by 1/2 a serve per day.

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27%

of Australian kids are overweight. Kids who learn to cook have better diets. These healthy habits formed in childhood carry through to adulthood.

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63%

of Australian adults are currently overweight or obese- that's more than 11 million people. This figure has steadily increased from 56% in 1995.

The Need for Programs
Health and wellbeing in the news
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University students missing out on the health front
  • 23 May 2017
  • NSW
  • QLD
  • WA
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  • VIC
New research finds that a massive 93 per cent of university students do not eat the necessary serves of fruit and vegetable that will support them to study effectively. The University of Newcastle research, being presented today at the Dietitians...
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The Age: Jamie wants to 'edit out massive ignorance' in Australian schools
  • 15 May 2017
  • Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver wants to 'edit out massive ignorance' in Australian schools "... The Learn your Fruit and Veg program has been running in the UK since 2012, and was recently piloted at Solway Primary School in the Melbourne suburb of Ashburton. The not...
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Millennials: Fancy some home cooking with your café culture?
  • 15 Feb 2017
Dietitians Association of Australia: MEDIA RELEASE Millennials were called out for their cafe-hopping habits in 2016 - and this year, on the back of new research, dietitians are urging young Aussies to translate their love of food into their own...
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Jamie's Ministry of Food
Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia is an award-winning cooking program that has won VicHealth's Award for Best Healthy Eating Program...
Jamie Oliver Learn Your Fruit and Veg
Learn Your Fruit and Veg
Jamie Oliver’s Learn Your Fruit and Veg is a fun and educational program designed to teach children about food- what it is, where it comes from, and how it affects their bodies.
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Diabetes NSW
Diabetes NSW support people living with, and at risk of, diabetes. Diabetes NSWs' dietitian Mellissa was searching for a cooking program to assist young adults with independent living skills, including cooking and healthy eating.
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Errington Special Education Centre
Errington Special Education Centre Centre: Jamie's Ministry of Food Pop-Up Location: Noarlunga, South Australia About Errington Errington Special Education Centre offers reception to year 12 courses for students with an identified intellectual...
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