The Adelaide Park Lands are an irresistible temptation. All sorts of schemers want a bit of the action. After all, who wouldn't want "free" land for their pet project?
These are the most recent or current issues and threats to the irreplaceable garland of Adelaide's Park Lands:
Other recent issues have dropped off the list. Our advocacy has been recently unsuccessful in preventing:
the 2016-17 O-Bahn City Access Project through Rundle Park and Rymill Park; nor
construction of an office tower and casino extension on Festival Plaza.
Our advocacy did play a role in thwarting (at least in 2018) a City Council proposal for a commercial helipad in Helen Mayo Park (Park 27). However the risk to Park Lands from a commercial helipad re-emerged in April 2019.
Apart from these current issues, we have four ongoing activities designed to focus community attention on, and raise awareness of the rarity, beauty and world importance of the Adelaide Park Lands. These regular activities are: