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Fee and rent relief for nature-based tourism business
03 Apr. 2020

Fee and rent relief for nature-based tourism business

The Marshall Liberal Government will provide fee and rent relief for nearly 300 South Australian nature-based tourism businesses who have been significantly impacted in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19 a message of thanks and support
01 Apr. 2020

COVID-19 a message of thanks and support

A message of support and thanks during this challenging time. 🤲🏼🙏🏼 I’m letting you know that I’m here for you - please feel free to reach out to me at black@parliament.sa.gov.au …
Social distancing in our parks
29 Mar. 2020

Social distancing in our parks

This time of isolation and social distancing is hard - but it’s truly so important. Make it a little easier on yourself and get into the great outdoors! Visit a …
Bushfire-affected Adelaide Hills habitat to get helping hand
23 Mar. 2020

Bushfire-affected Adelaide Hills habitat to get helping hand

Woodland bird species devastated by the Cudlee Creek bushfire will get a $1.2 million boost thanks to a new landscape scale habitat restoration program funded by the State and Federal governments

Parks 2025 and the Southern Flinders Ranges
20 Mar. 2020

Parks 2025 and the Southern Flinders Ranges

The State Government’s $350 million economic stimulus plan aims to keep South Australians in work at this challenging time, as well as enhancing our infrastructure to help us with our economic recovery. ⁣

Visiting the electorate of Kavel with local member Dan Cregan
18 Mar. 2020

Visiting the electorate of Kavel with local member Dan Cregan

It was great to get out and about in Dan Cregan's electorate of Kavel.

Launching Botanica Lumina
12 Mar. 2020

Launching Botanica Lumina

On Thursday evening 12 March, I had the privilege of helping launch Botanica Lumina - the Adelaide Botanic Gardens' curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained and inspired from now until October!

Eco-tourism turbocharged in post bushfires stimulus
10 Mar. 2020

Eco-tourism turbocharged in post bushfires stimulus

South Australia’s iconic nature-based tourism sector – from pristine national parks to world-class visitor attractions, such as Kangaroo Island and the Flinders Ranges – will benefit from a major Marshall Liberal Government funding injection.

Bushfire recovery on Kangaroo Island
03 Mar. 2020

Bushfire recovery on Kangaroo Island

Nature is amazing. 🌱 Flinders Chase National Park was severely burnt during the recent bushfires on Kangaroo Island, but recovery is well underway! Check out this video showing the incredible new …
Bushfire recovery with the McLaren Vale Biodiversity Project
25 Feb. 2020

Bushfire recovery with the McLaren Vale Biodiversity Project

This is a beautiful, practical example of bushfire recovery from the McLaren Vale Biodiversity Project event in Willunga earlier this year. 🙋‍♀️ 500 + volunteers🌱 30,000 trees tubed and seeded💚 $100,000 …
Plastic Free Champion
19 Feb. 2020

Plastic Free Champion

How good! The Seller Door has been leading the way as an eco-warrior on the cafe scene for some time. It’s so great to officially recognise them as a Plastic …
Landscape SA boards
17 Feb. 2020

Landscape SA boards

A new era for managing our natural resources in South Australia. Landscape SA boards presiding members have been appointed! ⁣⁣We’re going back to basics for an on the ground and …
Natural resources management enters new era
17 Feb. 2020

Natural resources management enters new era

South Australian natural resources management will enter a new era with the appointment of Presiding Members to oversee nine new regional landscape boards, including a dedicated metropolitan board – Green Adelaide.

Another South Australian business goes plastic free
15 Feb. 2020

Another South Australian business goes plastic free

Another South Australian business has officially been certified as ‘plastic free’ under the Marshall Liberal Government’s plan to ban single-use plastics with legislation to be introduced in the coming months.