Helpful Resources

Aged Care

Meals on Wheels

Delivers a hot meal to people who cannot cook for themselves. For more information, or to become a volunteer, ring 1800 854 453 or visit www.mealsonwheelssa.org.au

West Coast Homecare

Provides elderly or disabled people with assistance to complete their day to day lives. For more information ring (08) 8682 2177 or visit www.westcoasthomecare.com

Safe Return

Safe Return is a braclet that identifies elderly people who have become confused and wander away from home. More information can be found by ringing 8372 2100 or emailing sa.admin@alzheimers.org.au

Agriculture and Aquaculture

Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA)

For information about the sustainable use of Primary Industries in South Australia visit http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/ or call 8226 0900.

Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board

For information about managing the Eyre Peninsula’s Natural Resources contact 8688 3111 or visit http://www.epnrm.sa.gov.au/

Primary Producers SA

Formally known as South Australian Farmers Federation. For more information visit http://www.saff.com.au/

EP Grain

For more information about selling your grain visit http://epgrain.com.au/ or call 8682 4955.

Free Eyre

For information about rural investment visit http://www.free-eyre.com.au/ or call 8363 5010.

Flinders Ports

For more information about South Australian Ports visit http://www.flindersports.com.au/index.html or call 8447 0611.

Congratulatory Letters

To request a 100th Birthday Congratulatory Letter complete the following form, Birthday Application Form.

To receive a Congratulatory Letter for a 50th wedding anniversary complete the following form, Anniversary Application Form.

Development

Regional Development Australia Eyre and Whyalla Region

Supports and encourages regional development initiatives. Further information can be found by ringing 8682 6588 or visiting http://www.eyreregion.com.au/

Education

Information about schools can be found at http://www.decd.sa.gov.au/portal/community.asp?group=matters&id=startingschool

Environment

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

For information about a range of environmental issues ring 8204 1910 or visit http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/Home

Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board

For information about managing the Eyre Peninsula’s Natural Resources contact 8688 3111 or visit http://www.epnrm.sa.gov.au/

Government Organisations or Agencies

South Australian Government

For information about a range of government organisations visit http://www.sa.gov.au/

Consumer Affairs SA

For more information ring 131 882 or visit www.cbs.sa.gov.au

SCAMwatch

SCAMwatch provides information about how to recognise, prevent and report scams. Further information can be found by ringing 1300 795 995 or visiting http://www.scamwatch.gov.au

Office for the Ageing

Supports and provides a range of programs for elderly people. For more information ring 8207 0522 or visit www.sa.gov.au/seniors

Funeral Assistance Program

Assists with the cost of a funeral if the family is unable to pay for it. Ring 1300 762 577 or visit http://www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/pub/tabId/209/itemId/430/moduleId/795/Funeral-costs.aspx for more information.

South Australian Seniors Card

Provides concessions for seniors. For more information, including eligibility,  ring 1800 819 961 or visit www.sa.gov.au/seniorscard

Families SA

Provides support and advice to families and carers. Further information, including how to become a carer, can be found by ringing 8124 4185 or by emailing customer.families@dfc.sa.gov.au

Housing SA

For more information about Housing SA visit http://www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/pub/default.aspx?tabid=256 or call 131 299.

Grants

There are a variety of grants available, to view the comprehensive list visit Available Grants.

Health

Patient Assistance Transport Scheme (PATS)

For more information about PATS contact Port Lincoln Health and Hospital Services on (08) 8683 2266 or visit PATS Brochure

MI Networks Australia

Supports people with mental illnesses, by providing them with information and services they require. For more information visit www.minetworks.org.au or ring 1800 985 944.

Country Health SA

Information and locations of Country Health Services can be found by visiting http://www.countryhealthsa.sa.gov.au/Services/LocalCountryHealthServicesMapandList.aspx

Law and Order

Neighbourhood Disputes

Provides mediation between community members to resolve a dispute. Further information can be found at www.scjc.com.au or by ringing 8350 0376.

JusticeNet SA

Provides free legal advice to people or non for profit organisations that cannot afford a lawyer. Further information can be found by ringing 8313 5005 or by visiting www.justicenet.org.au

Independent Commissioner against Corruption (ICAC)

The ICAC opens on the 1st of September. Further information can be found at http://www.icac.sa.gov.au/

Local Government

Eyre Peninsula Local Government Association

Is made up of local government representatives from across the region. Further information can be found at http://eplga.sa.gov.au/index.htm or by ringing 8682 6588.

City of Port Lincoln

For information about Port Lincoln visit http://www.portlincoln.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or call  8621 2300.

District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula

Information about Lower Eyre Peninsula can be found at http://www.lowereyrepeninsula.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or by calling 8676 2106.

District Council of Tumby Bay

For more information visit http://www.tumbybay.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or call 8688 2101.

District Council of Elliston

For information about Elliston visit http://www.elliston.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or ring 8687 9177.

District Council of Cleve

Information about Cleve can be found by visiting http://www.cleve.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or by calling 8628 2004.

District Council of Franklin Harbour

Information about Franklin Harbour can be found at http://www.franklinharbour.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or by ringing 8629 2019.

Wudinna District Council

Visit http://www.wudinna.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or call 8680 2002 for more information about Wudinna.

District Council of Streaky Bay

For information about Streaky Bay visit http://www.streakybay.sa.gov.au/page.aspx or call 8626 1001.

District Council of Ceduna

Information about Ceduna can be found at http://www.ceduna.net/page.aspx or by ringing 8625 3407.

Ombudsmans

The Energy Industry Ombudsman

For more information ring 1800 665 565 or visit The Energy Industry Ombudsman

State Government Ombudsman

For more information ring 1800 182 150 or visit http://www.ombudsman.sa.gov.au/

Work Cover Ombudsman

For more information ring 1800 195 202 or visit www.wcombudsmansa.com.au

Energy and Water Ombudsman

For more information ring 1800 665 565 or visit www.ewosa.com.au

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman

For more information ring 1800 062 058 or visit www.tio.com.au

Commonwealth Ombudsman

For more information ring 1300 362 072 or visit www.ombudsman.gov.au

Health & Community Services Complaints Commissioner

Helps resolve complaints involving SA Health and community services. Further information can be found at www.hcscc.sa.gov.au or by ringing 1800 232 007.

Parliament of South Australia

To find any information on the South Australian Parliament visit http://www.parliament.sa.gov.au/Pages/Welcome.aspx

Mining

Department of Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy (DMITRE)

For information about Mining visit http://www.dmitre.sa.gov.au/

Tourism

To view the Port Lincoln Visitor Guide visit http://portlincoln.yourvisitorguide.com.au

For more information about Tourism on the Eyre Peninsula visit http://www.southaustralia.com/regions/eyre-peninsula.aspx

The Port Lincoln Chamber of Commerce and Tourism

For more information email info@portlincolnchamber.com.au or visit http://portlincolnchamber.com.au/

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