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About the Goal

To ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages is important to building prosperous societies. Concerted efforts are required to achieve universal health coverage and sustainable financing for health; address the growing burden of non-communicable diseases, tackle antimicrobial resistance and environmental factors contributing to ill health.

Why it Matters
4 million

are facing food insecurity each year

Key to other goals

Achieving Zero Hunger is the first step to reaching other goals


of people on Youth Allowance live below the poverty line

What Neighbourhood Houses & Centres are doing

Tackling hunger is at the core of many Neighbourhood houses and centres do, with many working hard within their communities to alleviate food insecurity. 

Across our houses you will typically see food parcels being available to members of the community, cheap healthy and nutritious lunches that bring the community together, and community gardens that teaches how to grow sustainable and healthy food.

To ensure that our programs are accessible to everyone many of Houses/ Centres will deliver food parcels to vulnerable people.

Localising the SDGs 

Zero Hunger


  • David McNamara; CEO of Foodbank Victoria

  • Mitchell Bowden; Manager of Engagement and Impact at Child, Family Community Australia

Houses/ centres

  • Sussan Kin; (Manager) at Frank Konecny Community Centre

  • Sarah Smith (Manager);The Murray Bridge Community Centre in 

  • Michael Higgins (Manager); Geeveston Community Centre in Tasmania 

  • Debra Crompton (CEO); Mount Gravatt Community Centre 

  • Greg Thompson (Manager); Philip Island Community and Learning Centre 

  • Tracey Zani (Manager); Westside Community Centre

Our Targets
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