Canteen licence income as reported in the Annual Financial Statements compiled by NSW government schools.
The decision about how a school canteen is run is made by determining which type of operation provides the best advantage for the school and
Consultation occurs between the principal and parent organisation, with the nature of the school community, the population of the school and the operation costs all being taken into account in the school’s final decision.
A standard canteen license agreement provides a set fee over a committed time period so that school income can be confidently budgeted.
Whilst the licensee administers the canteen, the principal maintains
control over the agreement including the types of food sold.