Parks and Reserves

Parks and Reserves Fact Sheet

Dry Zones
Grass Slashing
Noxious Weeds
Parks/Picnic areas
Street Tree Removal
Tree Planting Requests

Dry Zones

Council has appointed the following Dry Zones, and any consumption of alcohol in those places is an offence:

 Murray Street  Opposite Flinders, facing north  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Murray Street  Facing Main North Road  Dry Zone - No times
 Horrocks Place  On lawn under tree  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Murray Street  Facing road at entrance to park  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Union Terrace  Facing road   Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Union Terrace  On lawn near Rotunda  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Murray Street  Opposite Finnise Street  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Near traffic lights  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Near pedestrian lights  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Opposite Todd Street  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Corner of Carlton Road  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Gawler Baptist Church  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Corner Walker Place  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Corner of Todd Street  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Corner of Jacob Street  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Before traffic lights  Dry Zone - No times
 Murray Street  Opposite Medical Clinic  Dry Zone - No times
 Julian Terrace  Apex Park entrance near playground  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Julian Terrace  Apex Park near toilets  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Julian Terrace  Apex Park opposite Post Office  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Scheibener Terrace  Opposite ABC Childcare  Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Scheibener Terrace  Near Thrift Shop   Dry Zone - 7pm - 7am
 Nixon Terrace  Princes Park, facing exit to Footy Club  Dry Zone - 8pm - 7am
 Nixon Terrace  Princes Park, on lawn in carpark  Dry Zone - 8pm - 7am

Grass Slashing

All inquiries to Customer Service Department Tel. (08) 85 229 211

Noxious Weeds

If located on Council property, the Horticulture Coordinator will inspect.   Complainant to advise location along with their name, address and contact number.   Council Staff will pick up caltrop if it is bagged and left outside of the property. 
If located on Private Property contact Natural Resources Adelaide Mt Lofty Ranges No.8 Adelaide Road Gawler South SA 5118      

Tel (08) 85237700 or email

Parks/Picnic Areas

Please click on each park link for its location.

Apex Park - Picnic Tables, Seating, Playground

Clonlea Park (off Murray Road, Willaston) - Skate Park, 2 Tennis Courts, BBQ, Oval, Public Toilets

Julian Terrace Picnic Tables - Seating, Public Toilets

Pioneer Park - Picnic Tables, Rotunda

Street Tree Removal

Council will only remove trees that are unhealthy, sick, dying or creating a danger to the Public. A large amount of leaf litter is not considered to be a reason for any tree to be removed.

Tree Planting Requests

Name, address and contact details are to be provided along with the requested placement location so that the information can be added into Councils Customer Request system. The customer will be contacted to acknowledge their request and advise approximately when the tree will be planted. (Application approvals are subject to site suitability and underground infrastructure)

89 Murray Street, Gawler SA 5118
Tel: 08 8522 9211