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KEY PROJECTS

Our team works closely with government, non-government organisations, the private sector and the community sector. Through our projects, we foster a collaborative approach to organisational and community development. If you’d like to find out more about our projects, please contact us.

Working with the Eastern Health Authority (EHA) Constituent Councils of Burnside, Campbelltown, Prospect, Norwood Payneham & St Peters and Walkerville, Healthy Environs developed the region’s first Public Health Plan. This regional approach built on the existing successful collaboration for shared environmental health services through EHA as well as the initiatives of the Eastern Region Alliance.

Healthy Environs was engaged by the Town of Gawler to draft a ‘scope of services’ for Council’s immunisation contract. This project involved a review of relevant documentation including: the Immunisation Memorandum of Understanding (between the Minister for Health and Ageing and the Local Government Association of SA), the National Immunisation Program and the Service Agreement for the School Based Immunisation Program (between Council and the Department for Health and Ageing.

Healthy Environs worked with project partners: The Barossa Council, Town of Gawler, Light Regional Council, District Council of Mallala and Regional Development Australia (Barossa) to undertake regional public health planning based on collaboration between key stakeholders.”

Healthy Environs facilitated the development of the City of Mitcham’s Living Well Plan working in collaboration with Council staff. Living Well is Council’s Public Health and Wellbeing Plan to guide what Council does to protect and promote public health over the next five years. The plan focuses on Mitcham’s green open spaces, opportunity for social connection as well as a clean and safe living environment that ensures access to suitable housing, clean air and water, and healthy food.

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 aims to help communities resolve local environmental nuisance matters. Under the Act, Councils undertake an array of functions and responsibilities to regulate local nuisance and littering within their area. The litter provisions of the Act came into effect on the 1st February 2017 and the nuisance provisions of the Act commenced on the 1st July 2017.

Healthy Environs and Skopion have recently undertaken comprehensive program and service improvement reviews for the City of Salisbury's Environmental Health and Inspectorate Services.

Employee and workplace wellbeing, resilience and performance go hand in hand.

Working in collaboration with supply nation businesses, Yaran Business Services and Keogh Bay, Healthy Environs has delivered training and assessments for aged care facilities, to facilitate transition to the new aged care standards.

Healthy Environs worked for the Town of Gawler to develop their Environmental Management Plan (EMP). The EMP also provides a framework for Council to support environmental improvements through collaboration with community and business stakeholders as well as guide its internal operations.

The City of Victor Harbor’s Environmental Management Plan (EMP) positions Council to meet its environmental responsibilities and the needs of the community for the period 2019 - 2024. The Plan builds upon previous achievements and sets the directions for Council’s role in protecting and enhancing the local environment.

OzChild is piloting the Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) program from their Campbelltown and Blacktown operations in New South Wales (NSW). TFCO is an evidence-based treatment program offering an alternative to institutional, residential and group care placements for children and young people with severe emotional and behavioural disorders.

Time for Wellbeing is a collaborative initiative of the Roxby Health Forum, BHP Billiton and Healthy Environs. It aims to bring local residents, workers and organisations together to promote better health and wellbeing in Roxby Downs, Andamooka and the surrounding region.