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EON’s Thriving Communities Program Breaks New Ground

Aboriginal children and their families living in remote communities in the Victoria River region of the Northern Territory are set to benefit from improved nutrition and health, thanks to new funding from the Katherine Region Communities for Children Facilitating Partner program, facilitated by the Smith Family and funded through the Australian Government. EON Foundation (www.eon.org.au), …

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EON is excited to welcome ATCO as our new Major Partner!!

  EON has been successfully delivering our Thriving Communities Program to 3 schools/communities in the Mid-West region of WA since 2019. ATCO’s generous support will enable the 5-year Thriving Communities Program to continue to completion at Meekatharra, Mount Magnet and Yalgoo so that students living in these communities can continue to receive the vital health, …

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Heart-felt Healthy Eating Lessons

EON’s wonderful Project Managers deliver regular Healthy Eating classes to the kids in community – and ‘healthy eating’ for ‘healthy hearts’ was the key message during Heart Week 2022. There was lots of discussion on good fats and bad fats – and of course how to combine ‘good fats’ with lots of healthy veggies from …

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Meet our Awesome Volunteers….

Meet our awesome volunteers Christie & Lewis! We appreciate them every week – but especially during National Volunteers Week! Christie and Lewis were part of a team of 4 students from Curtin University who worked with EON last year as part of a uni project. ‘Off their own bat’ they contacted us again this year, offering …

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Thanks to our Dietitian…

Reflecting back on Dietitians Week (21-27 March), we are reminded of how much we value the work of nutrition specialists. We’d like to give a special shout-out to Lucie, one of our valued Project Managers & a qualified dietitian. Lucie delivers our Thriving Communities program at MacFarlane School in Katherine & at the remote school …

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Our ‘West Aussie Great’!

 EON’s Executive Chair and Founder, Caroline de Mori, recently shared the story of EON’s beginnings for the ‘West Aussie Greats’ segment on Perth’s 6PR radio station. Caroline’s earlier career took her to remote parts of WA where she witnessed first-hand the nutritional poverty experienced by so many Aboriginal children, and learnt about the ongoing impacts this …

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You’ve goat to be kidding me!

Unwanted insects and other small pests are a challenge to all veggie gardeners, but our fearless Project Managers working in remote regions face some bigger marauders in the EON gardens- with occasional visits from kangaroos, emus, buffalo and cattle to contend with! Developing skills to manage these visitors are generally gained ‘on-the-job’, but sometimes we’re …

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Accolades to Marble Bar Primary School!

We’re thrilled to share that Marble Bar Primary School has been nominated as one of six Western Australian primary school finalists for the 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards- what an amazing achievement! The awards recognise and celebrate Western Australian primary and secondary schools that demonstrate excellence in leadership, advocacy, engagement and achievements in science, technology, …

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