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Giving nature a helping hand after bushfires
30 Dec 2020

Giving nature a helping hand after bushfires

South Australia will be better prepared to support the preservation and re-establishment of the natural environment during and following bushfires with a new framework released today by the Wildlife and Habitat Bushfire Recovery Taskforce.

New experience showcases Kangaroo Island Wilderness trail recovery
30 Nov 2020

New experience showcases Kangaroo Island Wilderness trail recovery

The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail will reopen for walkers from tomorrow (December 1) for the first time since last summer’s devastating bushfires.

$97.5 million to prepare SA for bushfire season
25 Sep 2020

$97.5 million to prepare SA for bushfire season

In its full response to the Independent Review of South Australia’s 2019/20 bushfire season, the Marshall Liberal Government has announced nearly $100 million of funding ahead of the upcoming fire danger season.

Spring prescribed burn season gets underway
19 Sep 2020

Spring prescribed burn season gets underway

Key strategic areas across South Australia on both public and private land will be targeted as the State Government starts its spring prescribed burns season to reduce the risk of bushfires.

Fees waived at Flinders Chase National Park
01 Aug 2020

Fees waived at Flinders Chase National Park

Free entry into Flinders Chase on Kangaroo Island has been extended until the end of August in a move designed to further support the local community and tourism economy as the island recovers from the devastating summer bushfires and COVID-19.

Wildlife recovery gets a helping hand
28 Jul 2020

Wildlife recovery gets a helping hand

Almost $450,000 in community donations will be granted to 20 Wildlife Recovery Fund recipients to help wildlife and native flora recover from last summer’s devastating bushfires.

High-tech koala count on Kangaroo Island
02 Jul 2020

High-tech koala count on Kangaroo Island

Check out this incredible footage of National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia’s high-tech koala count on Kangaroo Island. They finished up surveying known koala sites last week and will be …
Get involved in shaping the future of Kangaroo Island parks
26 Jun 2020

Get involved in shaping the future of Kangaroo Island parks

Kangaroo Island locals, business owners and visitors are invited to now share their ideas to reimagine visitor experiences in some of the island’s national parks.

South Australian Bushfire clean-up draws to a close
01 Jun 2020

South Australian Bushfire clean-up draws to a close

Bushfire clean-up in South Australia has reached a significant milestone with the final house being cleared and ready to rebuild, helping affected communities recover as fast as possible.

Wildlife Recovery Fund grants now open
15 May 2020

Wildlife Recovery Fund grants now open

Landholders, community groups and researchers can now apply for bushfire recovery grants of up to $50,000 to help re-establish native habitat and support threatened and vulnerable native animals in South Australia.