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Queensland Association of School Tuckshops


Create your own Tuckshop Recipes & Menus and submit them to us for a full Health Check Report.


QAST is excited to announce that our most popular training is now available online.

Resources Centre

Everything you need to help you run a profitable, safe and healthy school food service.

About Us

Who we are, what we do and how we can help you run your tuckshop better and more profitably.
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Our latest news

The start of the Queensland 2022 school year will move from 24 January to 7 February. The new start date will apply to all state, catholic and independent primary and secondary schools....
18 January 2022
On Tuesday, 30 November 2021, the Queensland Premier announced a new Health Direction for workers in high-risk settings, including schools. From 11.59pm 23 January 2022, mandatory...
1 December 2021
We all want to start thinking about winding down for the Christmas holidays, but give yourself some peace of mind over the break by getting a few things done now so you hit the ground running...
26 November 2021

Tuckshop friendly recipes

Browse tuckshop-friendly recipes to help inspire you and revitalise your menu.

The 2021 Recipe of the Year, which is proudly supported by Health and Wellbeing Queensland, was awarded to Deanne O’Neill from Currajong State School.

Vegetarian & Nut Free This recipe uses vegetable scraps, which is a fantastic way to reduce kitchen waste. The veggie...
A colourful, vegetarian option that would be a fantastic addition to any school tuckshop menu. Thank you Palm Beach Currumbin...
Recipe of the Year Winner 2021. Ideal for primary and secondary students. Fresh and a rainbow of colour!...



Best practice documents to support your most valuable resource – your staff.


Implement clear, documented procedures and records in your tuckshop.


Information and tools to assist you in recruiting, training and retaining your volunteer base.


Learn how to market to your diverse school communities and maximise your sales. 

Healthy School Events

Make school events healthy and fun and a leaning opportunity for children.  

Sustainable Tuckshops

See how to make healthy and environmentally friendly food choices.

Menu Planning

The menu controls the heart and soul of a tuckshop operation – the food.

Online Ordering Systems

Use online food production systems to make life a lot easier in the tuckshop.

Smart Choices

Understand the Queensland Government’s Smart Choices Strategy.


Determine your financial goals and learn how to effectively manage your tuckshop to achieve them.


News and resources for dealing with COVID-19 in school tuckshops.

Food Safety

Useful links, information and templates to ensure safe food is provided to students.


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