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Community

We are working closely with the community, Traditional Owners and southern park rangers to ensure Glenthorne National Park will be a thriving environmental and recreational precinct where all South Australians can enjoy the health benefits of visiting national parks and spending time in nature.

Glenthorne Partnership

The Glenthorne Partnership was created to provide important community insight, ideas and perspectives, and help make decisions to ensure the park meets community needs and expectations.

The group includes 13 representatives from surrounding Friends of Parks groups, Kaurna Nation, City of Marion, the local business association and local R-12 school.

Meet the Glenthorne Partnership members.

Glenthorne partnership members

Traditional Owners

The Kaurna People are the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of the greater Adelaide region, including the new Glenthorne National Park.

Working together to achieve a shared vision will help strengthen respect for Kaurna Culture, support the Kaurna People in their aspirations for the future and benefit the creation and management of Glenthorne National Park for all park visitors.

Kaurna community

Southern park rangers

The new Glenthorne National Park will become a base for a southern national park ranger service and a newly established volunteer ranger program.

Rangers at Glenthorne Open Days

Friends of Parks groups

Glenthorne precinct Friends of Parks groups are made up of dedicated volunteers who play an important role in protecting and enhancing the environment and heritage across the new Glenthorne National Park.

Friends of Hallett Cove Conservation Park

Find out more about the Friends of Parks groups in the Glenthorne precinct.

Get involved

Find out how you can get involved and help guide future activities and facilities for the park, and give feedback on park plans developed based on existing community input.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge and respect the Traditional Custodians whose ancestral lands we live and work upon and we pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We acknowledge and respect the deep spiritual connection and the relationship that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have to Country.

We also pay our respects to the cultural authority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their nations in South Australia, as well as those across Australia.