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10 Week Challenge

Wondering what to do in your community to raise awareness of the importance of being a healthy weight? Try the Australia’s Healthy Weight Week 10 week challenge! Week 1: Start a food diary. This will help you see what you’re eating and drinking, and where any problem areas are. Download the healthy weight food and activity […]

Celebrity Cooking Events

If you are living in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide you are in luck! Each of these cities will be hosting a cooking demonstration by, celebrity cook and winner of MasterChef Allstars 2012 Callum Hann and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Themis Chryssidis, from Sprout cooking school. There will be lots of APDs at each event to answer questions […]


Are you a student? Graduate Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)? Or an APD who wants to be involved in AHWW but are unable to run your own event? Consider helping out at another AHWW event! We are encouraging all students, new graduate dietitians and APDs to get involved with AHWW. This is your chance to be […]

Corporate Partners

Meat & Livestock Australia Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) is proud to supporter of Australia’s Healthy Weight Week for the past 3 years. MLA is a producer-owned company that delivers marketing and research services for Australia’s cattle, sheep and goat industries. MLA is committed to providing health professionals with useful information on the role of […]


We are delighted to have the generous support our ambassadors for Australia’s Healthy Weight Week. Professor Clare Collins APD FDAA Clare Collins is a Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics in the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine and Co-Director of the Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition at the University of […]

Media partners

Media Partners Thanks to the generosity of our media partners, we can raise awareness of healthy eating in the community and encourage people to get the personalised nutrition advice and healthcare they need to manage their weight and live healthier lives. Read below about our media partners or if you are interested in partnering with us […]

Media enquiries

Media Contact Maree Hall Public Relations Dietitian T: 0408 482 581 E: Australia’s Healthy Weight Week is an initiative of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). DAA welcomes enquiries from journalists and media representatives. To speak with a DAA  Spokesperson, or for further information or resources to support your story, please contact Maree on the details […]

Media releases

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW), which runs from 16-22 February 2015 is an initiative of the Dietitians Association of Australia. The aim of the 2015 campaign is straight-forward: to encourage more Australians to cook at home as a way to help achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Research shows that people who prepare food at home are […]

Campaign Outcomes

We had a successful AHWW 2014 campaign working with Sprout, Meat & Livestock Australia, AIA Vitality and the Australian Mushroom Growers Association. 2014 Media Releases 19 Feb 2014 Cooking is the solution to your New Year’s resolution, say dietitians and celebrity cook 16 Feb 2014 Dietitians launch Australia’s Healthy Weight Week 11 Feb 2014 If at first you don’t succeed- […]

Ditch the fad diets

    Make a pledge and go into the draw to WIN an AHWW prize pack! TO ENTER Share one of the 9 pledges via social media with the hashtags #AHWW #Pledge and complete your entry by following us on Twitter @DAA_feed or @HealthyWtWk, or our Facebook page Click here to view all pledges