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Successful spring prescribed burn season comes to an end
18 Dec 2021

Successful spring prescribed burn season comes to an end

A prescribed burn in Adelaide’s southern suburbs today has marked the end of a successful spring season that has seen 46 prescribed burns carried out across South Australia – reducing the fire risk across more than 1600 hectares of public and private land.

Adelaide named the world’s second National Park City
11 Dec 2021

Adelaide named the world’s second National Park City

In a major international coup for South Australia, Adelaide has been named the world’s second National Park City which will further enhance the city’s reputation as the most liveable in the country.

Happy Valley Reservoir ‘of-fish-ially’ open to the public
11 Dec 2021

Happy Valley Reservoir ‘of-fish-ially’ open to the public

For the first time in 120 years the gates at Happy Valley Reservoir have been unlocked with visitors now able to enjoy a range of land and water-based recreational activities such as kayaking, fishing, cycling, hiking and picnicking.

The next steps for South Australia’s single-use plastic ban
06 Dec 2021

The next steps for South Australia’s single-use plastic ban

A range of different single-use plastic items such as cups, plates and bowls could be next on the list of banned items under the Marshall Liberal Government’s historic single-use plastic ban, with the release of a new discussion paper.

More to explore at Mount Bold Reservoir
04 Dec 2021

More to explore at Mount Bold Reservoir

Visitors to South Australia’s largest reservoir will now be able to enjoy expanded recreational access, with a range of new land-based activities available at Mount Bold Reservoir, in another major milestone for the Marshall Liberal Government’s Opening up our Reservoirs program.

Happy Valley fish release to get anglers hooked
03 Dec 2021

Happy Valley fish release to get anglers hooked

More than 1,000 catch-ready Murray Cod are being released into Happy Valley Reservoir, ahead of the reservoir’s much-anticipated opening on 11 December, improving the fishing experience for anglers keen to drop a line in for the first time.

$10 million to improve waterbird habitat in South Australia’s Coorong
30 Nov 2021

$10 million to improve waterbird habitat in South Australia’s Coorong

The Commonwealth and South Australian governments are investing $10 million to improve the quality and availability of waterbird habitat throughout the Ramsar-listed Coorong and Lower Lakes.

New $10 million Cleland nature-based experience unveiled
28 Nov 2021

New $10 million Cleland nature-based experience unveiled

The Adelaide Hills are set to become home to a new world-class nature-based experience with plans unveiled today for a $10 million wilderness retreat to be nestled among the trees within Cleland Wildlife Park.

Adelaide named as one of the world’s top destinations for 2022
26 Nov 2021

Adelaide named as one of the world’s top destinations for 2022

Adelaide has been named one of the world’s top destinations for 2022 in the latest National Geographic Traveller hot list, one of only two Australian destinations to feature.

$1.8 million boost for SA’s nature-based tourism sector
20 Nov 2021

$1.8 million boost for SA’s nature-based tourism sector

Visitors will soon get extra opportunities to mountain bike through some of Cudlee Creek’s most challenging terrain, experience upgraded accommodation in Belair and wake up in the beautiful Limestone Cost region at South Australia’s newest glamping site.