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As a community coalition, we work together towards food security for all in the Illawarra region. By working collectively, we strive to achieve impactful outcomes and drive positive change, ultimately realising a fairer, more sustainable, and local food system for the Illawarra.

Low Cost & Free Meals

Finding the right support can be overwhelming, which is why we've created a comprehensive directory that includes all the available Low Cost & Free Meals options.

Low cost and free meals Directory

Discover Healthy Cities Illawarra

At Healthy Cities Illawarra, we are committed to creating a healthier, more equitable community. Since 1987, our regional health promotion charity has been working tirelessly to prevent chronic disease and address health inequalities. Through our community-based programs, collaborative efforts, and advocacy for systemic change, we strive to improve health outcomes for all. Learn more about our mission and how we're making a difference in healthy eating, physical activity, and community wellbeing.

Discover Healthy Cities Illawarra

Growing a Fair Food Movement

Food Fairness Illawarra connects together community members, organisations and local businesses to share & amplify the Illawarra's fair food conversation.

Who we are

Feeding people

We are fortunate to have a food relief and rescue sector that collectively rescue a vast amount of food to feed the increasing number of people in need. This work has an enormous impact and is often accomplished on a shoestring budget, with the support of exceptional volunteers.

Guide to Food Rescue & Relief

Tackling Food Waste

Did you know that tons of perfectly good food meant for people ends up in landfills? A direct way for supermarkets, grocery stores, catering services, and other food businesses to make a difference is to donate surplus food to local food relief agencies in our region!

Guide to donating food

Together towards a fair food system

The Illawarra holds endless opportunities to participate in fair food. For health, for the environment, or for our community - we all can play a role!

Get involved