Belair memories come in all colours

News release
30 June 2017

A pink national park uniform from the 1970s will be among a quirky collection on display at Belair National Park to celebrate Nature Play Park of the Month in July.

The pink skirt, once worn by a park staff member, is part of the Belair Memories display to be opened on Sunday 9 July in the grounds of Old Government House.

Other items on display include flags, signs and historic photographs.

Senior ranger Jen Pitman said Belair Memories celebrates the wonderful contribution Belair National Park has made to the community and the great experiences so many people have enjoyed there.

The day also features a Welcome to Country and guided walks by Kaurna elder Frank Wanganeen.

As this date falls within NAIDOC Week, there will also be a special talk on the day about bush medicines at the State Flora nursery from 1-2pm.

Other events to celebrate Belair being Park of the Month in July includes guided ranger walks, Nature Play cubby town (20-21 July), bus tours, a fungi walk, Old Government House tours and Devonshire teas, Friends of Belair walks and working bees, and a Long Gully Activity Day (Sunday 16 July).

For full details and bookings, head to National Parks South Australia.

The uniforms on display are courtesy of the National Parks Social Club and Heritage Committee.

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