Health & Wellbeing


Our school has a Health & Wellbeing Team that is working towards ensuring Yackandandah Primary School provides a healthy learning and growing environment for our children.


The following is a list of support resources that may be of use.


For Healthy Eating and Oral Health

Australian Dietary Guidelines



Healthy Recipes:




Sydney Markets Recipes



Fresh for Kids


Lunchbox ideas:





For Mental Health & Wellbeing




Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential phone counseling service specifically for young people aged between 13 - 25.


Phone 1800 55 1800 or


Click HERE


Other information and support for kids 5-12, teens 13-25 and parents/carers.




Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12 - 25 year olds, along with assistance on promoting young peoples' wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.


Information and services for young people, their families and friends as well as health professionals can be accessed thorough this website, headspace centres, online counselling service e-headspace, the Digital Work and Study Service and postvention suicide support program headspsce school support.




Lifeline Australia - 13 11 14  Crisis Support and Suicide Prevention


Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.