Gawler Community Plan 2014-2024 - page 18

18
awler has a long, richand
proudheritagebeginning
with theKaurnapeople
andbecomingSouth
Australia’s first regional
settlement. TheGawler
community recognises andhighly values
this cultural heritage. Gawler’s community
remains steadfast in itsdesire toprotect
and reinforce its historic ‘townand
country’ character.
The town’s history as illustrated through its
architecture, heritagecollections, natural
riverineenvironments, largeareasof open
space, traditional ‘mainstreet’ and friendly
community atmosphereprovides the
Gawler townshipwithaunique senseof
placeand identity.Many of thebuildings
inGawlerwereconstructed in the19th
centurywith significant portionsof the
council areanowdesignatedas state
and local historicprecincts. This includes
thenumerous landmarkbuildings that
dominateMurrayStreet and theChurch
Hill StateHeritageAreas.
Over thepast 175 years, Gawler’s
populationhasgrown significantly and
citizens continue to takegreat pride in
a townandcommunitywhichactively
contributes artistically, culturally and
economically to the stateandnation.
Toenable futurecommunity citizens to
experienceGawler’s uniqueandproud
community, thegoals andobjectives
outlined in theCommunityPlanwill
preservenot onlywhat has contributed to
Gawler’s identitybutwill createanevolving
identity anddistinctive senseof place into
the future.
Thecreationof
community identity
iscomplexandeach
resident, business
andorganisationwill
connectwithdifferent
aspectsofGawler’s
identity inaunique
way.
OUR IDENTITY
communityplan
2014-2024
Local residentBradandhisbeautifully restoredhistoricGawlerhome
1...,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17 19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,...28
Powered by FlippingBook