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Food and nutrition

Healthy eating

We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our residents.

We hold a range of healthy eating workshops and programs throughout the year for community members to attend. See below for the current healthy eating and nutrition workshops available.

Where to go for advice

If you are looking to learn more about ways to improve your health, see some of the below resources.

  • The Australian Dietary Guidelines have information about the types and amounts of foods, food groups and dietary patterns that aim to:
    • promote health and wellbeing;
    • reduce the risk of diet-related conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity; and
    • reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some types of cancers.
  • The Heart Foundation has great resources, recipes and information about healthy eating for heart health.
  • Livelighter has a range of recipe booklets and ideas to give you the skills to make small (or big) lifestyle changes to improve your health.  There are also downloadable resources to educate your family and community.

What's On

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Food Sensations for Adults

Please note this session is fully booked.

Food Sensations for Adults is a community nutrition education program specifically designed for adults 18+ who want to increase their food literacy skills.  Over four sessions you will learn to cook tasty, easy recipes and get involved in fun nutrition-themed activities. Food Sensations for Adults is facilitated by Foodbank WA.
This program is free, however participants must be able to attend all four sessions.
Sessions will be held on Fridays, 10am to 12.30pm at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre from 23 October to 13 November 2020.
 Registrations essential (limited spaces). To book your spot please contact us on 9528 0333 or email

For more information see our What's On Calendar.

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Junior Kitchen

Junior Kitchen is back! Join us these September school holidays for a series of fun parent and child cooking classes.  
Involving children in everyday activities such as cooking is important and leads to strong developmental skills including, but not limited to fine motor skills, reading, communication and basic maths skills.


Read more about the Junior Kitchen workshops on the City's What's On Calendar below or see the Facebook event.

Primary Schoolers (ages 6-10 years)

Pre-Schoolers (ages 3-5 years)

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