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What’s next for Glenthorne

As 2020 draws to a close, you may be wondering what will be happening next at Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta. Here’s what’s planned.

It’s been a busy and memorable year at Glenthorne with several exciting milestones celebrated including the proclamation of Glenthorne as a national park, a host of community and school planting events and the opening of the interim loop trail to name a few.

If you’re wondering what’s next for Glenthorne in 2021, here are some highlights to look forward to:

  • An exciting new program of Glenthorne Action Team volunteer events across the Glenthorne Precinct.
  • Planning and commencement of construction of the trail network.
  • Planning and commencement of construction of the nature play space – including engagement activities with local schools.
  • Restoration of heritage buildings and associated works around the Heritage Precinct.
  • Implementing the Environmental Restoration Fund – 2021 Winter Revegetation Program which will include community planting events and land management activities like weed control.
  • Commencement of roads and car parking construction.
  • Development and commencement of construction of the Glenthorne Hub including paving, landscaping, furniture, earthworks and services.
  • Development and integration of interpretation and wayfinding materials for the Glenthorne Property section of the national park.
  • The opening of Happy Valley Reservoir as part of the Glenthorne Precinct.
  • Flinders University undertaking an ‘archaeological dig’ within the heritage area.

Find out more by viewing the Glenthorne National Park Master Plan.


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.