first_imgLobethal Bushland Park restoration gets support Work to restore Lobethal Bushland Park to its former state has received a financial boost thanks to $150,000 for the Australian and South Australian government’s bushfire Local Economic Recovery program, matched by funding from the State Emergency Relief Fund’s SA Bushfire Appeal, and Adelaide Hills Council.Lobethal Bushland Park, which includes a large Heritage Area of natural bushland, was impacted by the Cudlee Creek Bushfire in December 2019, with 95% of all vegetation burnt, and all of the play area, picnic and trail infrastructure heavily damaged or entirely destroyed.Restoration of this valued space is considered a significant part of the local community’s ongoing recovery, and these funds will help Council to achieve renewed and upgraded facilities for residents and visitors.Council is currently conducting a community consultation on the future of Lobethal Bushland Park, and how these funds may be used. Click here to visit the consultation page; you can have your say until 17 January 2021.Click here to read the full media release about this funding announcement. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Adelaide Hills Council, Australian, Australian Government, bushfire, community, council, Cudlee Creek, Emergency, future, Government, infrastructure, Lobethal, local council, SA, South Australialast_img read more