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Granite Island proposal proceeds to next stage
23 April 2015
The State Government will assess a proposal that could result in a new tourist venture based from the Granite Island Kiosk.
Strong interest in alternative locations for shark cage diving
21 April 2015
More than 60 submissions have been received during the initial consultation phase on an industry proposal for additional sites to be available for shark cage diving.
State Government to consider alternatives sites for shark cage diving
02 April 2015
The State Government will consider alternatives sites for shark cage diving following industry request.
Don’t let your community miss out on the fishing action
31 March 2015
A reminder that community grants are being offered by the State Government to help boost recreational fishing.
Temporary prohibition of activities within areas of Encounter Marine Park
19 March 2015
There will be a temporary prohibition of activities within Encounter Marine Park from 19 March 2014.
Parks Week the perfect time to get out and enjoy the sights
10 March 2015
Parks Week 2015 kicks off today in celebration of South Australia’s wealth of spectacular parks and reserves.
Reef wonderland on our doorstep
06 March 2015
A team of scientific divers is surveying the coastal waters on the Fleurieu Peninsula
Celebrate Parks Week 2015
03 March 2015
Enjoy a range of free family activities across South Australia’s national parks and reserves from 8 - 15 March.
Regions to benefit from grants to boost recreational fishing in SA
16 February 2015
Community grants are being offered by the State Government to help boost recreational fishing in South Australia.
Whale stranded at Point Souttar
27 January 2015
Northern and Yorke staff are attempting to assess the condition of a whale stranded on the Yorke Peninsula.
Stranded dolphin and calf rescued at Levens Beach
16 January 2015
A stranded adult dolphin and calf have been successfully returned to deeper water on Lower Yorke Peninsula.
Celebrate New Year’s Day in nature
30 December 2014
If enjoying the natural environment, fresh air and fitness are part of your New Year’s resolution, you’re in luck because most national parks, botanic gardens and caves managed by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources will be open on New Year’s Day.
Nature Play SA park of the month – Encounter Marine Park
24 December 2014
Take a reef ramble, play beach cricket, build a sandcastle or try SNUBA at Encounter Marine Park this January.
Good news in wake of sad whale stranding
12 December 2014
Out of the sadness surrounding this week’s whale stranding at Ardrossan at least one story with a happy ending has emerged with news of a successful whale rescue at nearby Port Vincent.
Removal of Sperm Whales from Ardrossan beaches a cooperative effort
11 December 2014
A successful resolution has been reached for the removal of seven sperm whale carcases found washed up at Ardrossan.
Various options considered for whales
10 December 2014
The best possible option are being considered for the whale carcasses beached on Yorke Peninsula.
Whale carcass options being assessed
09 December 2014
Options are being considered on how to move the sperm whale carcass which is lodged near Ardrossan jetty.
Yorke Peninsula whale beaching update
08 December 2014
The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources has confirmed the death of a seventh sperm whale near Ardrossan today.
Shark cage diving extension to create more tourism jobs
03 December 2014
Australia’s shark cage diving industry is set to boom, with the announcement of extended licences for operators at Port Lincoln.
Regional Impact Statements to assess marine park impacts
25 November 2014
Minister Ian Hunter has provided an update on the process of marine park Regional Impact Assessment Statements.
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