Media Releases

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Active malleefowl mounds spark hope for species recovery
02 December 2019

The discovery of five active malleefowl mounds in the Gawler Ranges has sparked fresh hopes of recovery for the threatened species. The five mounds were identified using state-of-the-art technology during a survey earlier this year.

Consultation opens for the revised Far North Water Allocation Plan
14 November 2019

Residents of the Far North Prescribed Wells Area are invited to comment on the draft of a revised Water Allocation Plan that has been released for consultation. The Water Allocation Plan (WAP) is designed to protect and sustainably manage the area’s water resources to provide security for all users now and into the future. It sets the rules by which the available groundwater is shared between environmental requirements and human uses and sets up licensing arrangements that provide an entitlement to the water.

Ten years of wild dog control
05 November 2019

A strategy to manage wild dogs in the SA Arid Lands region over the past decade has seen a coordinated effort to implement control methods by land managers.Central to the strategy, the Biteback program is a flagship project of the SA Arid Lands NRM Board and is supported by the Sheep Industry Fund.

Freckled Duck found in the Gammon Ranges
28 August 2019

The discovery of several large populations of the regionally critically endangered Freckled Duck (Xerothamnella parvifolia) in South Australia’s Gammon Ranges is great news for the plant species.

Community grants recipients announced
18 July 2019

Fourteen community groups from across the South Australian Arid Lands region have been given an injection of funds to help them with a variety of on-ground natural resource management projects.

Park of the month for Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
10 July 2019

The opportunity to immerse yourself in an ancient culture, experience the earliest forms of life and wander across ancient landscapes make Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park a must-visit destination.

Visitor tips for Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park
01 July 2019

As Australia’s largest salt lake, Lake Eyre provides visitors with a memorable, and often once in a lifetime, experience. School holidays are an opportune time for families to visit Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park and combined with the additional number of visitors headed to the lake to see the recent water flows, the upcoming July school holidays will see high visitor numbers in the region.

NRM Community Grants open for Arid Lands region
15 April 2019

Grants of up to $10,000 are on offer to landholders, progress associations and volunteer groups for Natural Resource Management projects.

Quolls resilience triumphs
15 April 2019

Despite two years of dry conditions, reintroduced western-quolls (Idnya) and brush-tailed possum (Virlda) numbers at Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park have defied expectations.

New life for Aroona Dam
09 April 2019

A disused dam in the Northern Flinders Ranges is once again offering a lifeline to communities in the region.Located 4kms south of the Leigh Creek township, Aroona Dam was once the key water source for the former coal mining town. The dam is no longer used as a water supply, with an alternative source in place, but it remains an important recreation space.

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