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Queensland Association of School Tuckshops


Browse our collection of tasty tuckshop recipes or submit your own.

Tuckshop Survey

Involved in the operation of your school tuckshop? We invite you to participate in the 2022 Tuckshop Survey.

Resources Centre

Tools to help run a profitable, safe and healthy food service for your school community.
Resources and ideas to celebrate tuckshop workers and volunteers across Queensland state schools.
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Our latest news

This article in our series on Energising your Volunteer Program focuses on ways to show your volunteers how much you and the school community value them. If your volunteers feel they...
18 August 2022
A Dalby school tuckshop has taken out first place in the Queensland Association of School Tuckshops’ 2022 Recipe of the Year competition. The panel of judges simply couldn’t look...
18 August 2022
Have you ever made a new year’s resolution, only to find it broken before school even starts? More than half of all resolutions fail, with one third not making it past the end of January....
19 July 2022

Tuckshop-friendly recipes

Browse our extensive range of tuckshop-friendly recipes to help inspire you and revitalise your tuckshop menu.

The 2022 Recipe of the Year, which is proudly supported by Health and Wellbeing Queensland, was awarded to Raelene from Dalby South State School.

Vegetarian, Vegan Egg Free & Nut Free Simple Mexican dish, packed full of flavour and veggie goodness. Great for high...
Basic Tomato Pasta Sauce
This is a great base recipe for a variety of different dishes. You can make it in bulk and store it in the freezer to repurpose...
Greek chicken bowl
A delicious nourishing bowl, packed full of fresh salad and lean protein, with a flavour explosion from the overnight marinade....



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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