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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

AHWW 2016 is still in the planning stage but DAA is looking to run large community events in some of Australia’s capital cities. These events will feature a cooking demonstration, hosted by AHWW ambassadors, celebrity cook and winner of MasterChef Allstars 2012 Callum Hann and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) Themis Chryssidis, both from Sprout cooking school.


APDs Are you a 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 new graduate dietitians and APDs to get involved with AHWW. This is your chance to be part […]

Corporate Partners

Sponsors of Australia’s Healthy Weight Week in 2016 Thomas Farms Kitchen Whipping up tasty, nutritious & locally sourced meals has never been easier! At Thomas Farms Kitchen, our in-house Chef creates 11 recipes each week, inspired by Australia’s finest produce; you choose your favourites, we then pack and deliver the pre-portioned ingredients to your door, ready […]


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 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 in February each year is an initiative of the Dietitians Association of Australia. The aim of the 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 more likely […]

Campaign Outcomes

We had a successful Australia’s Healthy Weight Week 2015 campaign working with our ambassadors Sprout, our spokesperson Professor Clare Collins, our generous sponsors Meat & Livestock Australia, Unilever, Campbell Arnott’s and the Australian Mushroom Growers Association, and our media supporters nextmedia and Bauer Media. Take a look at the infographic below for the key outcomes […]