Improving Access to Healthy Food in Hobsons Bay

Access to safe and nutritious food is recognised as a key determinant of health and wellbeing.


The Improving Access to Healthy Food (Food Security) Policy Statement was developed in 2009 and identifies the following areas to inform Council's current and future work:

  • Advocating for food security
  • The urban environment
  • Education for healthy and sustainable eating
  • Council's food services
  • Support in emergency situations
  • Encouraging healthy eating practices

Councils Policy Statement and accompanying research can be accessed in the below documents.

For further information contact the Social Planning and Development team on 1300 179 944  or at