The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) consists of the Eyre Peninsula and the Far North of South Australia. The Eyre Peninsula, a triangular peninsula in South Australia bounded on the east by Spencer Gulf, the west by the Great Australian Bight, and the north by the Gawler Ranges. The Far North is a large region of South Australia close to the Northern Territory Border. With the areas combined you can explore and experience a unique culinary range of food and wine and adventurous lifestyle. The landscapes are of pristine waters, rugged coastlines, sandy deserts and stony plains that hold an abundant and diverse sea and land wildlife.
Port Lincoln Health Service is the current training facility with a view to include Cleve District Hospital & Aged Care, Ceduna District Health Service, Coober Pedy Hospital & Health Service, and Streaky Bay Hospital in the near future. You will also have the opportunity to cross over to the Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network (FUNLHN) training facilities that include Port Augusta Hospital & Regional Health Service and Whyalla Hospital & Health Service. The regions together are part of the Northern and Eyre Training Network
For a list of Eyre and Far North Health Service visit the Northern and Eyre Training Network
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Embark on the ultimate seafood safari in the Eyre Peninsula. Taste world-famous Coffin Bay oysters, fresh from the farm and the pristine waters that surround the peninsula, or in one of the region’s many seafood restaurants along with abalone, scallops, prawns and tuna. The main towns in the Eyre Peninsula to explore are Port Lincoln in the south, Whyalla and Port Augusta in the northeast and Ceduna in the northwest.
Blessed with natural beauty Eyre Peninsula features rugged landscapes and beautiful coastline. In addition to abundant seafood, outdoor adventure abounds with the opportunity to get up close to marine life by swimming with dolphins, sea lions and cage diving with great white sharks or take a whale watching tour.
Discover beautiful beaches and picturesque coastal settings from Eyre Peninsula’s national parks and lookouts. Coffin Bay National Park is known for its remote coastal scenery ideal for boating, fishing, sailing and water sports. Head to Golden Island Lookout for spectacular island views, Yangie Bay and Almonta Beach for cliff-top vistas and ocean surf. Lincoln National Park overlooks Boston Bay, with granite headlands and sheltered bays ideal for boating and fishing plus there are designated campgrounds with easy access to beaches.
With more than 2000km of coastline on the Eyre Peninsula, you’re bound to find a beach to relax at and enjoy fun in the sun. A favourite with locals is Venus Bay; with shallow, calm waters it’s a family friendly spot alongside the town jetty for a tranquil swim and dolphin spotting. Fishery Bay is popular with surfers.
Eyre and Far North has it all…
Cummins is situated in the very heart of the Lower Eyre Peninsula, a short 70km drive from the regional centre of Port Lincoln located along spectacular coastlines and is a key service hub for surrounding areas.
A vibrant, engaging community of over 900 residents, which embraces it’s agricultural heritage. Cummins unique layout sees a dual railway cut through the centre of town.
With sweeping vistas of canola, ripe wheat fields or beautiful green barley crops Cummins has some of the most productive farming land on the Eyre Peninsula and is the perfect place to base yourself to not only explore the local agriculture but also a short drive to check out the multitude of beautiful beaches, salt lakes and rugged coastlines. A short drive in most directions you can be sinking your toes in the sand of any number of pristine beaches, or casting a line for some magnificent fishing, or even catching the sights of many breathtaking surf spots along the Great Australian Bight coastlines.
Kimba is a rural service town at the top of Eyre Peninsula in the Australian state of South Australia. It is located 263 m above sea level and 154 km south-west of Port Augusta on the Eyre Highway and 461 km north-west of Adelaide
As the eastern gateway to the Gawler Ranges, Kimba provides a great base to explore the national park. Discover history at the local museum, check out the walking trails and local art and enjoy the small town hospitality of the welcoming locals.
Apart from its tourist attraction Kimba is a typical wheatbelt town, with a railway and huge wheat silos, designed primarily to service the surrounding grain and sheep properties.
The word “kimba” is derived from the local Aboriginal word for “bushfire”, and the District Council of Kimba’s emblem reflects this in the form of a burning bush. The town was built on Barngarla lands.
Everyone in Kimba is ready and waiting to welcome you to this beautiful part of the amazing Eyre Peninsula.
Northern and Eyre Training Network
Covering both Eyre and Far North (EFNLHN) and Flinders and Upper North (FUNLHN) Local Health Networks, choose from a broad range of clinical experiences in both hospital and primary care settings.