On the Move with Deadly Foods (OTMWDF) is a federally funded program by PHN North Queensland that began in 2018. With huge success in the initial 12 months, a further 18 months of the program was granted.
OTMWDF is a nutritional and physical activity program run in schools in Cape York and Torres Strait Islands, also at AFLCY Boys and Girls Houses. The aim is to educate students on the importance of eating healthy, being physically active, to build strong relationships, a healthy mind and the importance of school attendance.
Shelby Grant – Program Coordinator “On the Move With Deadly Foods”
Shelby has lived and worked in the APY Lands in Central Australia for the last 3 years, delivering sports programs in schools to remote indigenous students, using sport as the tool, to encourage positive social behaviours, increase school attendance and live healthy lifestyles. Alongside school sports programs, Shelby also delivered and coordinated the Far North West Sports League football and softball competition across the APY Lands.
Jake O’Halloran – Program Officer “On the Move With Deadly Foods”
Jake has grown up with footy being a big part of his life living in Brisbane. Jake worked with AFL Queensland Brisbane North for 2 years as a Fulltime Program Officer then moving to Cairns to continue his work with AFL Cape York being a Program Officer with On the Move with Deadly Foods. Jake has been successful in achieving a Diploma in Business, Cert 4 in Sport & Rec and being a Level 1 accreditation AFL Coach.