A Marshall Liberal Government will increase the number of park rangers by 20 – a boost of more than 20%.
We will also:
Park rangers are at the forefront of conservation in South Australia.
Rangers have been trusted by South Australians and visitors to our state over generations and play a valuable role in managing our parks and caring for wildlife.
They build partnerships with community groups and provide leadership for programs and projects which in turn can lead to more volunteer hours and financial support from community organisations being invested in our parks.
Despite this, the Weatherill Government has slashed the number of park rangers to under 100, leaving our national and conservation parks open to a range of problems.
That’s why we will invest in increasing the number of park rangers.