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Glenthorne National Park opens its gates
02 Aug. 2020

Glenthorne National Park opens its gates

Glenthorne National Park - Ityamaiitpinna Yarta, Adelaide’s second metropolitan national park, has opened its gates to the public for the first time today.

Hallett Cove Boardwalk - upgrades coming!
12 Apr. 2020

Hallett Cove Boardwalk - upgrades coming!

A very happy Easter with some awesome news! Our much-loved Hallett Cove boardwalk is getting some much needed TLC. $2.4 million thanks to the Marshall Liberal government’s economic stimulus package …
Hallett Cove Boardwalk to get up and running again
12 Apr. 2020

Hallett Cove Boardwalk to get up and running again

South Australians will once again be able to enjoy the iconic Hallett Cove Boardwalk with the Marshall Government committing $2.44 million to ensuring it is reopened safely to the public.

Hallett Cove Boardwalk update
12 Nov. 2019

Hallett Cove Boardwalk update

Some people may have heard that the future of our much-loved Hallett Cove boardwalk is under threat. This is just not true.

Friends of Sturt George 20th Anniversary
02 Nov. 2019

Friends of Sturt George 20th Anniversary

It’s the 20th anniversary of Friends of Sturt Gorge!Our Friends groups help broaden the resources of the Environment Department, working with rangers to care for our brilliant parks network. Thank …
Glenthorne National Park vision becomes clearer
26 Oct. 2019

Glenthorne National Park vision becomes clearer

Glenthorne National Park is one step closer to becoming a reality with the official transfer of land being signed, as well as the unveiling of the draft master plan at an open day today.

New drop-off locations for household chemicals
17 Sep. 2019

New drop-off locations for household chemicals

Four new and conveniently located metropolitan Community Chemical and Paint Drop-off Centres are now open for the public to dispose of unwanted household chemicals and paints free of charge.

Announcing SA's first Plastic-free precincts!
17 Aug. 2019

Announcing SA's first Plastic-free precincts!

South Australia will have its first single-use plastic-free precincts with the Marshall Liberal Government today announcing the first four locations.

$4 million Regional Coast Protection Fund
16 Aug. 2019

$4 million Regional Coast Protection Fund

Regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance South Australia’s coastline with applications now open.

Coming soon: Water-based activities at reservoirs
30 Jul. 2019

Coming soon: Water-based activities at reservoirs

Water-based activities at South Australian reservoirs have taken another step forward with access to Warren, Bundaleer and South Para reservoirs expected in the coming months.