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Works start at newly created Nilpena Ediacara National Park
13 Sep 2021

Works start at newly created Nilpena Ediacara National Park

Construction is underway at South Australia’s newest national park, to create a spectacular new $3.3 million fossil experience in the northern Flinders Ranges.

120 million plastic straws saved thanks to single-use plastic ban
01 Sep 2021

120 million plastic straws saved thanks to single-use plastic ban

More than 120 million plastic straws have been taken off the shelves in the first six months of the Marshall Liberal Government’s historic single-use plastic ban with businesses being urged to prepare for the next round of items to be banned.

West Beach to get a big boost in time for summer
08 Aug 2021

West Beach to get a big boost in time for summer

The beach at West Beach will get a significant boost in time for this summer with the delivery of 250,000 cubic metres of sand from land-based quarries beginning this week.

$2m to support council greening projects across SA
01 Aug 2021

$2m to support council greening projects across SA

Councils across the state can now apply for funding up to $200,000 to help plant more trees to keep local streets and open spaces green and cool, with the opening of a third round of the Greener Neighbourhoods grants program to coincide with National Tree Day today.

Bringing the platypus back to the River Torrens
03 Jul 2021

Bringing the platypus back to the River Torrens

A new bold project to bring platypus back to the River Torrens has been launched by the Marshall Liberal Government, as part of Adelaide’s push to become a National Park City.

Record visitor numbers for South Australia’s national parks
27 Jun 2021

Record visitor numbers for South Australia’s national parks

South Australia’s national parks are experiencing record levels of popularity as we head into school holidays next weekend.

Mount Bold and Little Para reservoirs next on the agenda
26 Jun 2021

Mount Bold and Little Para reservoirs next on the agenda

A reservoir in Adelaide’s north eastern suburbs and South Australia’s largest reservoir in the Adelaide Hills will be the next two to be open for recreational access under the Marshall Liberal Government’s hugely popular Opening up our Reservoirs policy.

Aldinga Washpool to become a protected area
19 Jun 2021

Aldinga Washpool to become a protected area

One of Adelaide’s last remaining coastal freshwater and estuarine lagoon systems will form part of a new conservation park at Aldinga with the Marshall Liberal Government stepping in to protect the area from potential housing development.

Turning olive trees into McLaren Vale wine
16 Jun 2021

Turning olive trees into McLaren Vale wine

An innovative new pilot project in Adelaide’s southern suburbs is removing feral olive trees from national parks and turning them into a product which is helping grow grapes at McLaren Vale vineyards.

Let’s make Adelaide the world’s second National Park City
05 Jun 2021

Let’s make Adelaide the world’s second National Park City

South Australia is making a historic push to have Adelaide become the world’s second National Park City, a move which coincides with World Environment Day today.