City of Port Lincoln

Southern Eyre Peninsula Regional Public Health Plan

The Southern Eyre Peninsula Councils have prepared a joint Public Health Plan to meet the requirements of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011.  The Plan addresses needs and obligations of the following three local government areas:

  • District Council of Tumby Bay
  • District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula
  • City of Port Lincoln.

The following four key goal areas of the State Public Health Plan 'South Australia - A Better Place to Live' underpins our Plan:

  • Stronger and Healthier Communities and Neighbours for All Generations
  • Increasing Opportunities for Healthy Living, Healthy Eating and Being Active
  • Preparing for Climate Change
  • Sustaining and Improving Public Health and Environmental Health Protection

"The Plan has been prepared to ensure the wellbeing of our community is at the forefront of policy and decision-making by all levels of government.  Local government is at the centre of community life and we have carefully considered the community's aspirations to improve health and wellbeing.

Our region has a rich natural environment, and a diverse economy with growing industries in aquaculture and mining.

Our community is cohesive and resilient and together we have faced the recent adversity of drought and devastating bushfires.  We continue to face the challenges of distance when it comes to providing services to our community.  This Plan recognises and aims to build upon the wide range of services and other inititatives that our Councils provide to the community.  Through this Plan, we see opportunities to build upon our work to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.  In particular, we believe this is an opportunity to improve the coordination and level of service delivery across the region through stronger partnerships with state and federal governments.  We will use this Plan to advocate for the needs of our community into the future."

Mayor Bruce Green                          Mayor Julie Low                                                        Samuel Telfer
City of Port Lincoln                      District Council Lower Eyre Peninsula                   District Council of Tumby Bay

The three Councils are working together to allocate budget and works programs to enable actions from the plan to be met in the first year of the Plan being implemented. 

Click on the following link to view the Southern Eyre Peninsula Regional Public Health Plan.

City of Port Lincoln
City of Port Lincoln ABN: 80 776 127 243
PO Box 1787, PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln
Telephone: 08 8621 2300 | Fax: 08 8621 2399 | Email: plcc@plcc.sa.gov.au
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