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  • Upcoming community information session

    Friday 9th April 2021

    Come along and find out more about the Southern Flinders Precinct and the Remarkable Southern Flinders Project at the community information session. The next community information session will be held in Port Pirie on Monday 10th May and is a great opportunity to hear the latest updates from our project partners.

    Further information and booking details will be available shortly.

  • Survey closing in April

    Friday 9th April 2021

    A short community survey on marketing and promotion of the Southern Flinders Precinct, accessible from the Engagement Hub website is closing at the end of April.

    There is still time to take part and we would like to hear your local views to help guide our initial thinking on how to share the vision for the project to a wide range of audiences.

    For more information and to take part in the survey visit the Community Survey page on Engagement Hub.

  • Construction to commence on Bluff lookout

    Friday 9th April 2021

    Civil works to the access road for the District Council of Mount Remarkable’s Bluff Lookout project will commence in April. This is the first step towards the lookout’s construction. The new lookout will enable people to travel to the top of Southern Flinders in Wirrabara Forest by road and enjoy views across the region.

    The Department for Environment and Water will assist District Council of Mount Remarkable to deliver the project.

    Read more about the Bluff and stay...

  • Remarkable recognition for a remarkable project

    Friday 9th April 2021

    The award celebrates strong partnerships between federal, state, and local government and recognises leaders in their communities.

    Kelly-Anne was acknowledged for her work as the driving force behind the delivery of the Remarkable Southern Flinders adventure tourism project. The project is a truly remarkable collaboration between federal, state and local governments, not for profits and Traditional Owners the Nukunu Wampa Thura Aboriginal Corporation. Kelly-Anne was...

  • Second stage of Willowie mountain bike trail

    Friday 9th April 2021

    Construction of the second stage of new mountain bike trails in Mount Remarkable National Park, Willowie is set to get underway in April just after the Easter break with Trailscapes an Adelaide-based trail construction company.

    The new development will create an additional 18 kilometres of dedicated single track trails in the Willowie Forest.

    This network of trails has been developed in consultation with local mountain bike organisation, Bike Melrose and once complete,...

  • Sign up to the latest news

    Monday, 19 October 2020

    National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia’s engagement website will be a central point where you can access more information on the projects planned and already underway. As well as sharing updates and information, the online hub will seek your feedback and input on some of these projects.

    A short community survey is currently open on the engagement website and your feedback is welcome to help guide initial thinking on sharing the vision for the...

  • Designs underway for Wirrabara picnic area improvements

    Monday, 19 October 2020

    Design work is underway to upgrade the Wirrabara picnic grounds and historic Nursery sites, with improved car parking, better seating, new toilets and a BBQ area.

  • Designs underway for an ‘EPIC’ mountain bike trail in Melrose

    Monday, 19 October 2020

    Concept designs for an international-standard mountain bike trail around Mount Remarkable are now underway.

    This is one of the key projects for the Southern Flinders Precinct with trail design experts World Trail coming on board to undertake concept work.

    This mountain bike loop will be built to a standard which will be sensitive to the environment and deliver exceptional views, a great experience and a sense of adventure to riders. The trail will be assessed...

  • Construction underway for Willowie mountain biking trails

    Monday, 19 October 2020

    Construction of new mountain biking trails at Willowie is one of the first new projects underway in the precinct.  

    This project will see the construction of approximately 18 km of new mountain bike trails in Mount Remarkable National Park at Willowie, north of Melrose, which has been planned with the help of Bike Melrose. It will also include day visitor facilities with a wheelchair-accessible toilet and a new picnic area.

    The trails will be family-friendly,...

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