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Minister for Environment

As Minister for Environment and Water, David is passionate about ensuring SA's future is bright.

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The Glenthorne National Park schools program
14 Sep. 2020

The Glenthorne National Park schools program

Glenthorne National Park is coming to life and as it does, we're leaving this legacy to our future generations. We have developed a schools partnership to get local students onto …
Foodland Pasadena and Frewville eliminate single-use plastic produce bags
11 Sep. 2020

Foodland Pasadena and Frewville eliminate single-use plastic produce bags

Foodland Pasadena and Frewville have become the first supermarkets in Australia to eliminate single-use plastic produce bags. Instead, they've fully fit out their stores with compostable barrier bags used right …
Single-use plastics banned!
09 Sep. 2020

Single-use plastics banned!

SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BANNED! Parliament has just passed legislation to ban single-use plastics! Plastic straws, cutlery and drink stirrers are the first to be banned once legislation formally commences in the …
Single-use plastics Bill passes Parliament
09 Sep. 2020

Single-use plastics Bill passes Parliament

South Australia has become the first state in the country to ban single-use plastics with legislation passing Parliament today.

Community wellbeing projects get an $800,000 jump start
09 Sep. 2020

Community wellbeing projects get an $800,000 jump start

Community organisations across the state have been given an $800,000 boost to deliver 19 projects to strengthen South Australians’ resilience and wellbeing in response to the impacts of COVID-19. The Wellbeing …
Have your say on final stage of key River Torrens project
08 Sep. 2020

Have your say on final stage of key River Torrens project

The draft designs for a $12 million generational environmental project in Adelaide’s western suburbs are now available and open for community feedback.

Shaping the Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges
07 Sep. 2020

Shaping the Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges

Designs for an international standard mountain bike trail in Mount Remarkable National Park are about to commence, with experts World Trail announced today as the successful contractors for the design phase.

Hope Valley Reservoir to open this summer
06 Sep. 2020

Hope Valley Reservoir to open this summer

Families and fitness lovers will soon be able to walk, cycle and explore the beautiful Hope Valley Reservoir for the first time in almost 150 years, with concept plans now approved for a range of recreational activities at the site.

Opening Hope Valley Reservoir
05 Sep. 2020

Opening Hope Valley Reservoir

Opening Hope Valley Reservoir! This summer, the gates will be opened for you to walk, cycle and explore through this beautiful outdoor environment. Hands up who’s excited?! The Marshall Liberal …
Rose Park Primary waste warriors
04 Sep. 2020

Rose Park Primary waste warriors

I’m so proud of South Australia’s school kids. These students are learning so much about waste management in our state and putting that knowledge into practice. That includes after the …
Weekly FOGO collection trial
26 Aug. 2020

Weekly FOGO collection trial

Weekly organics bin collection trial! If you live in Kingston Park, Seacliff or Somerton Park. the City of Holdfast Bay wants you to be part of their weekly FOGO bin …
Greening Dorene Street, St Marys
23 Aug. 2020

Greening Dorene Street, St Marys

I caught up with Carolyn Power MP Member for Elder in her electorate recently to check out Dorene Street, St Marys, the site of a new green shadeway! This is …
Flinders Island wildlife haven
21 Aug. 2020

Flinders Island wildlife haven

Great news for our environment! A wildlife haven will be established on Flinders Island off the coast of Elliston on the Eyre Peninsula.Fast facts: Protecting around 3,400 hectares of land …
Reinvigorating Belair National Park
20 Aug. 2020

Reinvigorating Belair National Park

The Marshall Liberal Government’s revitalisation of South Australian parks will include Belair National Park with more than $300,000 worth of upgrade works and community consultation on a master planning process for the old golf course now starting.