Tucka-Time

Funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health, CheckUP in partnership with CQRAICCHO (Central Queensland Regional Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation) – is engaging six Queensland schools to deliver a free nutrition and healthy lifestyle program targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

 

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    Tucka-Time runs over a 10 week term and aims to improve knowledge and skills around healthy eating, budgeting, shopping, cooking, mental health and wellbeing. Readily incorporated into any curriculum, students participate in cooking classes, tour a local...

  • Participating Schools

    Participating Schools

    Four schools are currently participating in the Tucka-Time program, all are geographically located in regional, rural and remote areas of Queensland and have high numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. These include: Vincent State...

  • Program Feedback

    Program Feedback

    Feedback received from participating schools to date has been very positive. The Principal of Vincent State School reports that the program has given both students and the school a real boost whilst the class teacher noted an improvement in class...

  • For Further Information

    For Further Information

    For further information, please contact: Mary-Anne Quilter, Business Coordinator – Tucka-Time, CheckUP. Email: maquilter@checkup.org.au Phone: 07 3105 8330

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