Tips for a Healthy Christmas

Coorong Healthy HighwaysHealthy Eating

Tips for a Healthy Christmas

I just don’t have a cut off switch when it comes to a Christmas feast. The problem is, with silly season in full swing I’m overindulging in way too many Christmas temptations. Between work functions, end of year farewells, catch ups and family gatherings I’m saying yes to everything – including my aunty’s absolute killer trifle…oh my, it’s soooo unhealthily … Read More

Healthy Highways wins state’s best as it changes shape of Coorong

Coorong Healthy HighwaysMedia Release

From left: Mayor Jaensch with Council OPAL staff Emily Arbon and Tanja Morgan accepting their award from State Member for Elder, Annabel Digance, and Dr Chris Lease from SA Health

Coorong Healthy Highways (CHH) has eclipsed all expectations, taking out a prestigious State health award on its way to changing the shape of the district’s eating out culture. On 30th March 2017, the Coorong District Council initiative was named winner of the 2017 South Australian Minister for Health’s Excellence in Public Health Award (regional category), with a $3,000 cheque offering … Read More

Stubby shorts and sushi rolls? How our truckies are helping roll out healthy highways

Coorong Healthy HighwaysHealthy Eating, New Category

Think of a truckie and a dietician and you probably wouldn’t expect this odd couple to have much in common. The Aussie truckie renders a pretty iconic image – one of a beer-bellied, blue singlet and stubby shorts-wearing, iced-coffee slugging, pie-eating larrikin. The character is as Aussie as a Chiko Roll, and I should know – I’m married to one … Read More