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2017 Public Health Week events

The theme for Public Health Week 2017, Step Up. Be Healthy focuses on the physical as well as metaphorical steps that we can take as policy makers, Councils, communities and individuals, to build a healthier community for all South Australians. 

See below a list of events near you.

By date

1 April

Event When Where
Happy Healthy Expo - Community event for families to raise awareness of health support within Roxby downs. Plenty for the children to do. Cooking demonstration, Face painting, SES truck, Ambulance, RFDS and the Roxby Rocket for rides. Fun for all ages. Community Youth Centre. 9.00 am to 2.00 pm Roxby Downs Council, Richardson Place, Roxby Downs

3 April

Event When Where
Live Streaming of the Opening Plenary Session of the 15th World Congress on Public Health from Melbourne
Bookings essential – book before 29 March 2017. No admission fee applies
10.00 am to 4.00 pm Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, Lecture Theatre 1, 57 North Terrace, Adelaide
Information station 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Launch of Step Up Be Healthy stair art installation and cooking demonstration by Adam Liaw, SA Health Food Safety Ambassador 10.30 am to 11.30 am Rundle Place Food court, Adelaide
Minister for Health - Excellence in Public Health Awards 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm SAHMRI, Auditorium, North Terrace, Adelaide
Steps towards Sustainability: Economic Development and Community Wellbeing. A ‘key decision makers’ event which places economic development and community wellbeing as policy drivers in the context of transport, built form and community infrastructure planning, investment and partnerships. 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm SAHMRI, Auditorium, North Terrace, Adelaide

4 April

Event When Where

Are we there yet? Taking steps towards a South Australian walking agenda

Bookings essential

9.00 am to 12.45 pm City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville
Information station relating to cycling in West Torrens, walking paths, bike tracks, walking groups etc. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Understanding Dementia

Booking essential - contact Alzheimer's Australia SA on 8372 2100
10.30 am to 12.30 pm Berri Hotel, Balcony Room, Riverview Drive, Berri
Little Day Out encourages children and youth to be active and learn new skills. 11.00 am to 1.00 pm West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

5 April

Event When Where
Interactive stall 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Rundle Mall (outside Sussan store and near Cibo), Adelaide
People will be able to obtain information about community gardens, drinking water, cooking and activities that are good for mind and body. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Water Wall Promotion. New water wall promotion in - 500 free water bottles to be given away. The new water wall provides free filtered water for customers. 11.00 am to 1.00 pm Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Duck Flat Community Garden Open Day. Includes: Plant and produce sales, Wood fired Pizza and coffee stalls, Children’s garden 11.00 am to 2.00 pm
11.30 am: Guest Speaker Kim Syrus
11am and 1pm: Garden tours
Mount Barker Hospital, Wellington Road Mount Barker
Sprout cooking and food preperation demonstration, Callum Hann, co-founder of Sprout, will give a healthy cooking and food preparation demonstration. 1.00 pm to 1.45 pm 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Admental - This is your opportunity to be a part of a Gruen Style “Pitch” event where two of South Australia’s leading creative agencies go toe to toe to develop a short, engaging Advert that starts a fresh and thought provoking conversation about mental and emotional wellbeing. MC’d by comedian Greg Fleet who will chair a panel of creative minds and leading thinkers in emotional wellbeing. The night promises to be both entertaining and thought provoking.
Bookings essential
Proceeds supporting the Don Dunstan Foundation
6.30 pm to 8.00 pm University of Adelaide, Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide

6 April

Event When Where
Interactive stall, includes the launch of the new EHA website 10.00 am to 12.00 pm Eastern Health Authority, 101 Payneham Road, St Peters
Information station on food safety, handwashing and immunisation. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Glitterbug Activity that anyone can do to see how well they wash their hands but kids love it in particular. 11.00 am to 1.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Sports Equipment in the Square 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm Victoria Square, Adelaide

7 April

Event When Where
Interactive stall 7.30 am to 9.30 am Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide
Information station 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Mind, body and spirit session including a discussion on mindfulness 12.00 pm to 12.45 pm West Torrens Memorial Gardens (weather permitting) or the West Torrens Auditorium, both at 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Interactive stall 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide

Week long events

Event When Where
Civic Centre Display 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 66 Walkerville Terrace, Gilberton
Library and Council displays 9.00 am to 5.00 pm 11 Burton Terrace, Wudinna
Library and Council office display 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Whyalla Library, 7-9 Ekblom Street, Whyalla Norrie

Whyalla Council Office,15 Darling Terrace, Whyalla

 

By location

Adelaide

Event When Where
Live Streaming of the Opening Plenary Session of the 15th World Congress on Public Health from Melbourne
Bookings essential – book before 29 March 2017. No admission fee applies
3 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building, Lecture Theatre 1, 57 North Terrace, Adelaide
Launch of Step Up Be Healthy stair art installation and cooking demonstration by Adam Liaw, SA Health Food Safety Ambassador 3 April
10.30 am to 11.30 am
Rundle Place Food court, Adelaide
Minister for Health - Excellence in Public Health Awards 3 April
4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
SAHMRI, Auditorium, North Terrace, Adelaide
Steps towards Sustainability: Economic Development and Community Wellbeing. A ‘key decision makers’ event which places economic development and community wellbeing as policy drivers in the context of transport, built form and community infrastructure planning, investment and partnerships. 3 April
6.30 pm to 9.00 pm
SAHMRI, Auditorium, North Terrace, Adelaide
Interactive stall 5 April
9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Rundle Mall (outside Sussan store and near Cibo), Adelaide
Admental - This is your opportunity to be a part of a Gruen Style “Pitch” event where two of South Australia’s leading creative agencies go toe to toe to develop a short, engaging Advert that starts a fresh and thought provoking conversation about mental and emotional wellbeing. MC’d by comedian Greg Fleet who will chair a panel of creative minds and leading thinkers in emotional wellbeing. The night promises to be both entertaining and thought provoking.
Bookings essential
Proceeds supporting the Don Dunstan Foundation
5 April
6.30 pm to 8.00 pm
University of Adelaide, Elder Hall, North Terrace, Adelaide
Sports Equipment in the Square 6 April
12.00 pm to 2.00 pm
Victoria Square, Adelaide
Interactive stall 7 April
7.30 am to 9.30 am
Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide
Interactive stall 7 April
4.00 pm to 6.00 pm
Adelaide Railway Station, North Terrace, Adelaide

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Berri

Event When Where
Understanding Dementia

Booking essential - contact Alzheimer's Australia SA on 8372 2100
4 April
10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Berri Hotel, Balcony Room, Riverview Drive, Berri

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Gilberton

Event When Where
Civic Centre Display 3 to 7 April
9.00 am to 5.00 pm
66 Walkerville Terrace, Gilberton

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Hilton

Event When Where
Information station 3 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Information station relating to cycling in West Torrens, walking paths, bike tracks, walking groups etc. 4 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Little Day Out encourages children and youth to be active and learn new skills. 4 April
11.00 am to 1.00 pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
People will be able to obtain information about community gardens, drinking water, cooking and activities that are good for mind and body. 5 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Water Wall Promotion. New water wall promotion in - 500 free water bottles to be given away. The new water wall provides free filtered water for customers. 5 April
11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Sprout cooking and food preperation demonstration, Callum Hann, co-founder of Sprout, will give a healthy cooking and food preparation demonstration. 5 April
1.00 pm to 1.45 pm
Hamra Centre Library, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Information station on food safety, handwashing and immunisation. 6 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Glitterbug Activity that anyone can do to see how well they wash their hands but kids love it in particular. 6 April
11.00 am to 1.00 pm
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Information station 7 April
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

 
Hamra Centre Library foyer, 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton
Mind, body and spirit session including a discussion on mindfulness 7 April
12.00 pm to 12.45 pm
West Torrens Memorial Gardens (weather permitting) or the West Torrens Auditorium, both at 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton

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Mount Barker

Event When Where
Duck Flat Community Garden Open Day. Includes: Plant and produce sales, Wood fired Pizza and coffee stalls, Children’s garden 5 April
11.00 am to 2.00 pm
- 11.30 am: Guest Speaker Kim Syrus
- 11.00 am and 1.00 pm: Garden tours
Mount Barker Hospital, Wellington Road Mount Barker

 

Roxby Downs

Event When Where
Happy Healthy Expo - Community event for families to raise awareness of health support within Roxby downs. Plenty for the children to do. Cooking demonstration, Face painting, SES truck, Ambulance, RFDS and the Roxby Rocket for rides. Fun for all ages. Community Youth Centre. 1 April
9.00 am to 2.00 pm
Roxby Downs Council, Richard Place, Roxby Downs

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St Peters

Event When Where
Interactive stall, including launch of the new EHA website 6 April
10.00 am to 12.00 pm
Eastern Health Authority, 101 Payneham Road, St Peters

 

Whyalla

Event When Where
Library display 3 to 7 April
9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Whyalla Library, 7-9 Ekblom Street, Whyalla Norrie
Council office display 3 to 7 April
9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Whyalla Council Office,15 Darling Terrace, Whyalla

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Woodville

Event When Where

Are we there yet? Taking steps towards a South Australian walking agenda

Bookings essential

4 April
9.00 am to 12.45 pm
City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville

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Wudinna

Event When Where
Library and Council displays 3 to 7 April
9.00 am to 5.00 pm
11 Burton Terrace, Wudinna

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