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Open Space and Public Realm Investment

Quality public space is essential to healthy, liveable communities. Providing quality public open spaces which can provide a range of activities; and support safe, healthy, connected communities is becoming increasingly important.

The Planning and Development Fund allows the Government to adopt a State-wide approach to strategically implement open space and public realm projects in an objective manner through direct investment in State Government projects, co-investment opportunities and two grant programs for local government (Open Space and Places for People).

In the last 10 years, over $190 million has been provided to approximately 500 open space and public realm projects across South Australia.

Open Space and Places for People Grant Program


The 2018-19 Open Space and Places for People grant round is now open. Applications are sought by 3pm Friday, 8 February 2019.

Open Space and Places for People grants are now managed through SmartyGrants. Applications can be made by councils via SmartyGrant.

Councils may apply for grants to assist with the purchase, planning and enhancement of public spaces.

Further information

 
StatusMilestone

Nov 2018

Open Space and Places for People grant round opens
8 Feb 2019 Open Space and Places for People grant funding round closes.
Feb 2019 – Mar 2019 Grant application assessment
Apr 2019 onwards Successful grant applications announced
 

Contact

Mei-Lin Schwarz

Tel: 7109 7179

Matthew Lang

Tel: 7109 7090

E-mail: DPTI.PublicSpaceGrants@sa.gov.au.

Page last modified Thursday, 6 December 2018