A Healthy Aussie Day…with recipes!

Coorong Healthy HighwaysHealthy Eating

Healthy Burger

Aussie Day is coming up – it’s time to recap. How’s the ‘eating better’ New Year’s resolution going? For many of us, Australia Day is a very social day…usually it starts with demolishing a tray or two of lamingtons, some greasy snags on the barbie and enjoying a few drinks with friends. In a recent study from CSIRO, 69% of … 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