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Giving children a healthy start sets them up for life!  Here you will find key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids.

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Healthy Kids Resources

Start Them Right- A parent's guide to eating for under 5s
An easy read guide on how and what to feed your child from birth to five years.

The Being Active Matters booklet
Parent's guide to movement in the early years with practical and fun activity ideas.

Health on the Shelf
A selection of story books for children from Libraries Tasmania about food, culture and living well which you can borrow for free.

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Healthy Kids Partners

Link to the Healthy Tasmania portal

Link to Move Well Eat Well website

Tasmanian School Canteen Association inc. Helping keep Tassie Kids Healthy

Link to the Family Food Patch website

Latest News


  • Screen Time in Uncertain Times 01 Apr 2020

    We know that children are using screens a lot more at the moment. Computers and devices have become important tools to help children learn and to stay connected to others. But how much time is ‘too much time’? Read more

  • Tips For Families to Help Keep Healthy and Safe 30 Mar 2020

    Are you after some simple tips to help keep healthy and safe when out and at home? Read more

  • Being Together as a Family 30 Mar 2020

    Is your family struggling with less physical contact with others? You are not alone. It is normal for parents to worry about what is going on, how life has changed and what the future may look like. We all want to do the right thing to keep everyone healthy and safe. Read more

  • Questions Young Children Maybe Asking About at the Moment 30 Mar 2020

    Things are changing rapidly, and people may be feeling anxious. Young children could have questions, or you may see changes in their behaviour. This may happen even if you have kept them away from the current news cycle. Here are some suggested age-appropriate responses for some of their possible questions. Read more

  • Help! I Think my Child has Eczema. 21 Feb 2020

    Eczema is a common skin condition and may begin in infancy or early childhood.

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