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  1. Moreton Bay Regional Council

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    Nutrition Australia QLD hosts nutrition education sessions as part of Moreton Bay Regional Council’s Healthy and Active program. Our qualified and experienced dietitians will provide helpful information on feeding your infant and answer any questions you may have regarding nutrition and first foods.


    First Foods for Infants – Nutrition information session for parents and carers

    This casual information session will provide information for families and carers on feeding their infants including first foods. Workshops will discuss the importance of infants and children experiencing food texture appropriate to their age and stage of development which will assist a child’s speech development, oral health and motor skill development. Sessions will also include practical tips on how to make food for infants.

    Thursday, 10th September 2020

    Strathpine Library – 1 Station Street, Strathpine


    Monday, 12th October 2020

    Caboolture Library – 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture


    Thursday, 19th November

    Strathpine Library – 1 Station Street, Strathpine


    To book please click the below link



    In line with the QLD Government’s COVID Safe Framework we will be adhering to all restrictions in place throughout our workshops. We have updated our Workplace Health and Safety plans to include COVID risks and how to manage these risks and our facilitators have undertaken COVID Safety training. We will be adhering to the physical distancing requirements during the workshop and have strict sanitising procedures in place.

    Important – if you are showing signs of cold or flu, have travelled in the last 14 days (domestically or internationally) or have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19, we are unable to let you attend the workshop.

    You can find more information about our COVID safe plans and policies on our website here


  2. Healthy profitable menus

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    This interactive 2 hour workshop for tuckshop convenors and P&C executive members is tailored to meet your schools needs and help your journey towards a successful healthy tuckshop menu.

  3. Nutrition Hot Topics for Aged Care: Dementia & Wound Care

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    NAQ Nutrition’s ‘hot topic’ seminars and workshops provide up to date, current evidence-based information  and  address emerging nutrition related issues experienced in the aged care setting.

    Two of our popular ‘hot topic’ seminars include:
    1) dementia and the use of finger foods

    2) the role of nutrition in wound care.


    1) Nutrition and Dementia

    NAQ Nutrition’s ‘Nutrition and Dementia’ seminar outlines the importance of understanding dementia and how quality care, nursing and foodservice staff can greatly impact residents overall nutrition and hydration.

    Participants will develop and enhance their knowledge, skill and confidence in:

    • the importance and benefit of utilising finger foods for residents with dementia
    • the preparation of an appropriate finger food menu
    • maintenance of  resident independence
    • maintenance of fine motor skills
    • maintenance of nutritional status and meal/food compliance for  the resident.

    2) Nutrition and Wound Care

    Would you like to know more about  how nutrition can aid in the prevention and treatment of wounds? If so, this hot topic seminar is for you.

    This NAQ Nutrition seminar outlines the key role nutrition plays in the management and progression of wounds. Participants will leave with:

    • a broad knowledge and skill base in the nutritional risk factors that impact on  wound healing
    • practical nutrition strategies in the prevention and treatment of poor skin integrity.


    This seminar would benefit both nursing and care staff.

  4. Managing Food and Drink When Swallowing Problems Occur

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    An interactive and informative workshop to equip participants with skills and knowledge surrounding dysphagia, texture modified meals and thickened fluids. Participants will gain hands-on experience in the provision of texture modified meals and fluids and skills, knowledge and confidence in understanding how to achieve optimal nutrition and hydration when swallowing problems occur.

  5. Preventing and Managing Malnutrition

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    This popular seminar will equip participants with the necessary tools to provide quality nutrition care in their facility.

    The presentation is designed to provide your staff with the knowledge, skills and confidence they need to prevent and manage  malnutrition and identify residents requiring additional nutrition support.  Topics include:  in :

    • the provision of high protein high energy diets as first line treatment
    • when and how to use supplement drinks and modules
    •  practical suggestions to encourage and monitor food and fluid and where necessary, nutritional supplement consumption.

    Attendance at this seminar will assist your facility to achieve best practice in nutrition and malnutrition and to meet accreditation requirements in relation to malnutrition screening and identification, prevention and management.

  6. Healthy Eating on the Road

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    Ever found yourself struggling to stay awake when driving? The foods we eat can have a great impact on how we feel on a long road trip.

    This workshop discusses a wide variety of food that will help improve concentration, energy levels and reduce fatigue.

  7. Nutrition for Shift Workers

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    Learn how to power your body with the right fuel, at the right time. Healthy snack ideas and better take away choices will be provided. Includes tips for staying active when working shifts.

  8. Weight for Change

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    Want to get out of the diet cycle? Learn how to translate your resolutions into action. This presentation discusses weight loss essentials and provides participants with a deeper understanding of the nutritional value of food and effective  strategies for successful weight management.

  9. Virtual Supermarket Tour

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    Do you know how to read and interpret a food label? Everyone needs to know how to navigate the tricky maze of making healthy food choices! Participants gain the skills to understand what’s in our food and how to best select food products when at the supermarket.


    Virtual supermarket tour

  10. Boost Your Energy

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    Needing a boost? Want to get the most out of every day? Find out about the link between what you eat, when you eat and how this affects your day to day performance and energy levels. Gain practical diet tips to really boost your energy.