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Table 2 Comparison of the design of state and territory level procurement policies in Australian institutions

From: A comprehensive overview and qualitative analysis of government-led nutrition policies in Australian institutions

Jurisdictions and year introduced or updated Name of Procurement Policy/Nutrient Standards System Percentages or frequency of different foods permitted for food outlets/ canteens and vending Percentages or frequency of different foods permitted for catering, fundraising and advertising
Health Facilities
 Australian Capital Territory; 2013 Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy TL Food Outlets - Green: Majority, Green and Amber: ≥ 80%, Red: < 20%.
Vending - Red: < 20%.
Catering - Green: Majority. Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Green: Majority. Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 New South Wales; 2017 Healthy Food and Drink in NSW Health Facilities for Staff and Visitors Framework HSR Food Outlets and Vending - Everyday: ≥75%, Occasional: < 25%. Ban on sugary drinks. Catering - Everyday: ≥75%, Occasional: < 25%.
Advertising - Everyday: only.
 Northern Territory; 2017 Healthy Food and Drink options for Staff, Volunteers and Visitors in Northern Territory Health Facilities: Healthy Choices Made Easy Foods and Drinks Guide TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green and Amber: ≥80% (Aim for ≥50% of green). Red: < 20%. Catering - Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 Queensland; 2007 A Better Choice: Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for QLD Health Facilities TL Food Outlets - Green and Amber: ≥ 80%. Red: <  20%. Over time increase to ≥50% green choices.
Vending - Red: Nil.
Catering - Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 South Australia; 2011 Healthy Food and Drink Choices for Staff and Visitors in SA Health Facilities Policy TL Food Outlets and Vending - Red: < 20% Catering - Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil.
Advertising - Red: Nil.
 Tasmania Nil Nil Nil Nil
 Victoria; 2016 Healthy Choices: Food and Drink Classification Guide TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: ≥ 50%, Red: < 20%. Catering - Green: Majority, Amber: Small quantities only. Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
 Western Australia; 2017 The Healthy Options WA: Making Healthy Food Choices Easier Implementation Guide TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: ≥ 50%, Red: < 20%. Catering - Green: ≥ 50%, Red: < 20%.
Fundraising - Green: ≥ 50%, Red: < 20%.
Advertising - Green: Only.
Schools
 Australian Capital Territory; 2015 National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines TL Food Outlets - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Ban on sugary drinks.
Vending: Nil permitted.
Fundraising: ≤ two occasions per term.
 New South Wales; 2017 The NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy. Food and Drink Criteria HSR Food Outlets and Vending - Everyday: ≥75%, Occasional: ≤25%. Ban on sugary drinks. Advertising - Everyday: Only.
 Northern Territory; 2017 National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Fundraising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 Queensland; 2016 revised Smart Choices. Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for Queensland Schools. TL Food Outlets and Vending - Red: ≤ two occasions per term. Fundraising - Red: ≤ two occasions per term.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 South Australia; 2004 Right Bite. Healthy Food and Drink Supply Strategy for South Australian Schools and Preschools TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Catering - Red: ≤ two occasions per term.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 Tasmania; 2014 National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines (2014) TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil. Fundraising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 Victoria; 2006 (currently being revised) Healthy Canteen Kit. Food Planner TL Food Outlets - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Vending - Red: Nil. Ban on sugary drinks and confectionary.
Catering - Green: Majority, Red: ≤ two occasions per term.
Advertising - Green: Majority, Amber: Minority.
 Western Australia; 2017 Federation of Canteens in Schools (FOCiS) Food Industry Handbook TL Food Outlets - Green: ≥ 60%. Amber: <  40%. Red: Nil. Catering - Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil.
Workplaces
 Australian Capital Territory; 2015 Nil Nil Nil Nil
 New South Wales; 2017 Get Healthy at Work. Healthier Food and Drinks Guide HSR Food Outlets and Vending - Everyday: ≥75%, Occasional: ≤25%. Catering - Everyday: ≥75%, Occasional: ≤25%.
 Northern Territory; 2017 The Healthy Workplace Toolkit: Healthy Workplace Nutrition Guidelines TL Food Outlets and Vending Recommendation - Green: ≥50%, Red: < 20%). Catering - Red: Limited.
Fundraising - Red: Limited.
 Queensland; 2013 Nil Nil Nil Nil
 South Australia; 2014 Nil Nil Nil Nil
 Tasmania; 2013 Healthy Workplace Nutrition Guidelines TL Nil Nil
 Victoria; 2016 Healthy Choices: Food and Drink Classification Guide TL Vending - Red: ≤ 20%. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil for children.
Advertising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
 Western Australia; 2017 Healthy Choices: Healthy Futures Healthier Food and Drinks Guide Nil Food Outlets and Vending recommendations - Green: ≥50%, Red: < 20%. Catering recommendations - Green: ≥50%, Red: < 20%.
Other settings
 Victoria; 2016 Healthy Choices: Food and Drink Classification Guide TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: ≥50%, Red: < 20%. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil for children and youth.
Advertising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
 Australian Capital Territory; 2016 Healthy Food and Drink Choices Policy - Public Sector TL Food Outlets - Green: Majority, Green and Amber: ≥ 80%. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Advertising - Green: Only.
 Queensland: 2014 Choose Well, Live Well - Remote Area Camp Food TL Nil Catering - Green: ≥50%. Amber: <  30%. Red < 20%.
 Victoria; 2016 Healthy Choices: Food and Drink Classification Guide TL Food Outlets and Vending - Green: ≥50%, Red: < 20%. Catering - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
Fundraising - Red: Nil for children and youth.
Advertising - Green: Majority, Red: Nil.
  1. NSW New South Wales, QLD Queensland, SA South Australia, WA Western Australia, TL traffic light, HSR Health Star Rating