OPAL Case Studies And Projects

In addition to the theme based activities, OPAL has engaged with stakeholders on a range of other projects that have supported the community to eat well and be active.

The case studies below highlight the achievements of a selection of the community projects that have occurred over the past 5 years.

Creating healthy environments in Wallaroo (PDF 2MB)
The District Council of the Copper Coast 

Healthier food for the Paskeville Netball Club (PDF 1MB)
The District Council of the Copper Coast

Geocaching – a high tech treasure hunt (PDF 2MB)
The City of Charles Sturt

Healthier options at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre (PDF 771KB)
City of Marion

Active Under 5s! (PDF 1MB)
Mid Murray Council

Clever Faster Stronger Children (PDF 1MB)
Mid Murray Council

Blue Lake Fun Run (PDF 675KB)
City of Mount Gambier

Plant Your Own Fresh Snack (PDF 2MB)
City of Mount Gambier

Explore your local parks, trails and playgrounds (PDF 2 MB)
The Rural City of Murray Bridge

Vegies, they’re GrAte (PDF 1MB)
Northern Areas Council and District Councils of Mount Remarkable and Peterborough

Safe and Active Travel at the Robertson Street Reserve Traffic Education Park (PDF 2MB)
City of Onkaparinga

Healthy Food Options in the Supermarket (PDF 2MB)
City of Playford

A Magic Harvest with the Bhutanese Community (PDF 2MB)
City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Training Aboriginal Community Engagement Officers – Ambassadors for Healthy Eating (PDF 3KB)
Port Augusta City Council

Fast & Fresh – Healthy Home Meals for Salisbury Residents (PDF 2MB)
City of Salisbury

Active Travel (PDF 3MB)
City of West Torrens


The OPAL ‘Single Platform’ was used by OPAL Practitioners in the implementation of the OPAL program. Local government areas that implemented these projects agreed in 2018 to making summary data from the Single Platform available to agencies interested in taking public health action. 
Please note: The data on individual projects may be incomplete. The list of projects may not be an exhaustive list of all projects undertaken under the OPAL program.

Any use of this data for research purposes will require permission via the South Australian Department of Health and Wellbeing: please contact Health.PrevandPopHealth@sa.gov.au.

OPAL Projects – by Council (XLSX 2MB)