Previous Editions

01 March 2017

View Talking Tuckshops eNewsletters

Access copies of past editions of the QAST Members' eNewsletter, Talking Tuckshops. Each edition includes details on upcoming events and meetings, a term planner, current fundraising and grant opportunities, current prizes and competitions, Smart Choices information, food safety updates, feature articles and more.
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10 November 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Tuckshop of the Year Award Winners

The QAST Tuckshop of the Year Awards were announced at the Tuckshop Day and Tuckshop of the Year Awards Gala Dinner that took place in Brisbane on Queensland Tuckshop Day 4th November. The official sponsor of the 2016 Tuckshop Awards program and awards presentation was the Queensland Government. To enter the awards in 2017, members simply submit a copy of their menu for a QAST Menu Health Check along with their membership renewal in June/July. Menus submitted by 30th August each year are...
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06 October 2016

What is happening with Smart Choices?

Due to recent changes in the Department of Education and Training's position on the updated 2016 Smart Choices Ready Reckoner, please find below confirmation of the current status of the Smart Choices Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy as communicated to the Association. The Smart Choices Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools released in 2005 remains mandatory for state schools and encouraged in non-state schools. In 2016, changes were made to the way some food and...
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