Local community art events, fetes and music festivals are a great opportunity for families and communities to get together. If you are planning a community event, you can make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of your community. Make sure the food environments support healthier foods and drinks choices. Check out our handy resources for more.

Better BBQ’s

The Catering Guidelines for Community Events has been developed to provide suggestions and advice about how to achieve a healthy balance. These ideas can be presented to external or internal caterers to encourage healthier options.


Catering for Vegetarians

Vegetarian diets are common and increasing. Use this fact sheet to inspire great menu items for your vegetarian and vegan customers!


Catering Guidelines for Community Events

Catering can be so much more than a deep fried spring roll or a salad drowned in dressing. Small changes can make a big difference. The Catering Guidelines for Community Events has been developed to provide suggestions and advice about how to achieve a healthy balance. These ideas can be presented to external or internal caterers to encourage healthier options.


Event Organiser’s Guide to Healthier Options

This guide provides a range of strategies, suggestions, advice and practical examples from other events to achieve a healthy balance. By following these strategies, you can maximise the healthier food and drinks offered at your event.


Green Ideas for your Menu

Are you confused about what food and drinks are considered healthy ‘green’ options? Download our factsheet for a list of popular green items you can include on your menu.


Healthier Vendor Guide

The Healthier Vendor Guide is a go-to-guide for groups, organisations and event planners that are responsible for coordinating the food and drinks offered at an event. The guide lists over 15 food trucks and is updated quarterly for summer, autumn, winter and spring.


Healthy Food Options Fact Sheet

As part of Healthway sponsorship funding, it is a requirement that vendors at Healthway sponsored events offer at least one healthy ‘green’ food option. This fact sheet lists ideas for food vendors and explains how WASCA can support you to offer healthy food options.


Sugary Drinks Fact Sheet

As part of our Healthway sponsorship funding, it is a requirement that vendors at Healthway sponsored events remove sugary drinks from display. This fact sheet shows examples of drinks suitable to display; drinks that must be removed from display; and simple strategies for vendors to achieve compliance.

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