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Funding injection for Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Funding injection for Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Date posted: 09 November 2020

We are delighted that the Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall MP, and the Minister for Environment and Water, David Speirs MP, have announced an injection of $3 million to Mount Lofty Botanic Garden as part of the state government’s pre-budget announcements.

The funding will allow the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium to:

  • Address car parking issues during busy periods, such as the autumn colours season and Mother’s Day
  • Upgrade and increase the number of public conveniences throughout the garden
  • Upgrade paths to improve access to iconic horticultural displays and scenic vistas.

Director of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, Dr Lucy Sutherland, says the money will be used to make welcome changes that visitors have been telling us they want:

“Upgrades to this unique garden will enhance the whole experience for visitors, who spend hours exploring the thousands of weird and wonderful plants that originate from across the globe.”

The developments will be shared with the public over the coming months and years via this website and the social media pages.

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