State Budget and the environment
The 2019-20 South Australian budget has been delivered with a significant investment in the state’s environment.
The 2019-20 State Budget has delivered nearly $74 million to the Department for Environment and Water to secure the South Australia’s metropolitan and regional coastline, invest in park experiences and visitor infrastructure, as well as improve the operation and maintenance of floodplain infrastructure on the River Murray.
A breakdown of the funding is as follows:
- $48.4 million to secure our metropolitan coastline.
- $4 million to help repair, restore and sustain our regional coastline in partnership with local councils.
- $11.8 million for South Australia’s parks including $6 million to create the Great Southern Ocean Walk, $3.3 million to renew and replace ageing parks visitor infrastructure across the state and $2.5 million to help us bring the new Glenthorne National Park to life.
- $9.4 million to improve the operation and maintenance of floodplain infrastructure to continue to deliver healthy floodplains along the Lower River Murray.
For more visit the State Budget website.