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Five simple solutions to plastic pollution

This World Environment Day we’re shining a spotlight on the importance of moving to a plastic-free planet.

02 Jun. 2023 2 min read

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Celebrate 50 years of Adelaide Festival Centre

An icon of the Adelaide riverbank precinct, Festival Theatre is celebrating 50 years this month. Find out how you can help celebrate.

29 May 2023 2 min read


10 fast facts on biodiversity

So you’ve heard the term ‘biodiversity’ but you’re not sure what it means and why it’s important? We’ve got you covered.

22 May 2023 9 min read

History Day

Unveiling the untold tales of Adelaide Gaol

Step back in time and take a journey into the lives of the female felons of Adelaide Gaol this History Day!

15 May 2023 1 min read

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Why a winter walk can do wonders

It’s getting chilly out there! And while it may be tempting to stay indoors during the cooler months, there are numerous benefits to getting outside and going for a walk.

12 May 2023 3 min read

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Discover more ways to learn while enjoying nature

School-aged children across the state have an exciting new opportunity to connect with the environment and learn more through a partnership between the Department for Environment and Water and Children’s University. Find out more.

12 May 2023 1 min read

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Nilpena: A land of wonder and connection for Traditional Owners

For proud Adnyamathanha woman Pauline McKenzie, the northern Flinders Ranges is a home like no other – spiritually, culturally and geographically. This is her story.

09 May 2023 2 min read


Take an Ediacara tour with a unique Aussie spin

From pastoralist to publican and protector of the world’s most precious Ediacara fossils, Ross Fargher looks forward to his latest role in the Hollywood of the Outback. Find out more.

08 May 2023 2 min read

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Meet the who’s who of the Ediacara world

Long before dinosaurs or humans roamed the earth, there was another form of life – the Ediacara biota – the mother of all living animals. In a world that resembled more of an alien habitat, they roamed the shallow seas of Flinders Ranges in a period 550 million years ago. Let’s meet some of them

01 May 2023 3 min read

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Discovering the dawn of animal life

Unravelling the secrets of an outback sea and a near-alien world has been a lifetime’s work for international paleontologist, Mary Droser. Let’s meet her.

01 May 2023 3 min read

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Why visiting Nilpena Ediacara National Park should be on your 2023 bucket list

South Australia’s newest national park is a game-changer for the Flinders. Learn why it’ll be so special to visit.

24 Apr. 2023 9 min read

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5 fungi you’ll find in the Adelaide Hills

Next time you’re out walking, take a look and see if you can spot these intricate – and often smelly – fungi.

24 Apr. 2023 4 min read

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3 easy tips to reduce your food waste

Food waste has a big impact on climate change – and it’s money down the drain. This World Earth Day, learn how you can cut back at home.

22 Apr. 2023 7 min read

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7 places in nature with a special connection to the Anzacs

Did you know that many of South Australia’s natural spaces have a special Anzac connection? Here’s where.

21 Apr. 2023 7 min read


Your guide to the new Escape Cells at Adelaide Gaol

Looking to entertain your teens, plan a small team building event or a unique first date idea? Adelaide Gaol has you covered.

17 Apr. 2023 2 min read

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10 things to see and do at Belair National Park

There’s so much to discover at this history-rich park. Let these insider tips guide you on your next adventure.

13 Apr. 2023 4 min read

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How to spend a day in Belair National Park

Want to make the most of your visit to this iconic park? We’ve got you covered with this one-day itinerary.

10 Apr. 2023 3 min read

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How to use a Native Vegetation Heritage Agreement to protect biodiversity on your land

Did you know you can access a share of $6 million in native vegetation grants, tools and support to help protect SA’s biodiversity. Here’s how.

05 Apr. 2023 2 min read

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Everything you need to know about when and where to enjoy a campfire in SA’s national parks

Love relaxing around a campfire in a national park but not sure when or where you can have one? Here’s the lowdown.

03 Apr. 2023 5 min read

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Your guide to walking, hiking and biking in South Australia’s national parks

The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day - So if you’ve got sneakers, hiking boots or a bike, there’s a national park just waiting to welcome you. Here’s where.

03 Apr. 2023 8 min read

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Ranger tips: Belair National Park

Get insider tips on the best places to visit and ‘must do' activities from the park’s Senior Ranger Brent Lores.

03 Apr. 2023 4 min read

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