$22.9m OVER 4 YEARS

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP ON RECYCLING INFRASTRUCTURE

The National Partnership will focus on providing funding for projects that are investing in new technology and equipment related to mixed plastics reprocessing, improving the recovery and separation of soft plastics and increasing glass re-manufacturing. Includes $7.9m for the Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority to construct a $12 million paper and cardboard beneficiation plant. Jointly funded with the Commonwealth Government.


OPEN SPACE GRANTS

$22.4m IN 2020-21

The 2020-21 funding round for the Planning and Development Fund supported 27 projects across 21 council areas. Projects include Paxton’s Walk Revitalisation, Events Infrastructure Rundle and Rymill Parks, Port Willunga North Coast Trail Park, Fremont Park Eastern Upgrade, Military Road and Main Street Upgrade and Public Plaza, River Torrens Linear Park Shared Path Enhancement and Normanville Foreshore Project. $14.7m is allocated in 2021-22 with bids to open in July.

GROWTH AND LOW CARBON RESOURCING REQUIREMENTS

$2.1m OVER 2 YEARS

Support the continued delivery of clean energy initiatives as part of the government’s key growth state and economic recovery programs.

METROPOLITAN DRAINAGE MAINTENANCE FUND

$3.8m IN 2021-22

Remediation works on the River Torrens outlet structure in West Beach including the repair of the panels on the concrete lined river outlet to prevent the panels becoming dislodged during a high water flow event.

GREENER NEIGHBOURHOODS PROGRAM

$5.5m OVER 4 YEARS

The program will be expanded to include regional cities with a population greater than 10 000, including Mount Gambier, Victor Harbor, Whyalla, Murray Bridge, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie and Port Augusta. The program provides grant funding through local councils to enhance the urban tree canopy and accelerate the implementation of street tree management plans.

WEST BEACH SAND REPLENISHMENT

In 2021-22 work will start constructing a sand pumping pipeline between Semaphore and West Beach. The pipeline is scheduled to become operational in 2022-23 providing a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach. During 2021-22 up to an additional 500 000 cubic metres of sand will be added to West Beach.

RESERVIOR RESERVES

Kayaking, fishing, bike riding, walking and picnicking will be available at Happy Valley Reservoir Reserve in Adelaide’s south when it opens in December 2021. This adds to the range of recreational activities already available at a network of 10 reservoirs.