Thirty projects have received a share of more than $1 million as part of round two of Green Adelaide’s Grassroots Grants to create a cooler, greener and wilder metropolitan Adelaide.
South Australia’s streets will be greener, cooler and more liveable thanks to almost $2 million of Marshall Liberal Government funding to support local tree planting projects across the state.
Construction is underway to improve existing visitor facilities in Eyre Peninsula parks, with the first round of works to be undertaken at Lincoln National Park’s popular Fisherman’s Point Campground.
South Australians are now able to hit the trails at the first of the completed mountain biking routes at Willowie and Wirrabara, as part of the $10 million Remarkable Southern Flinders Ranges project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.