Cudlee Creek Bushfire Recovery Community Page

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What's the purpose of this page?

This page is a digital space for our community to come together since the bushfire which started in Cudlee Creek on 20 December 2019.

This page will grow as we move through the coming months and years together. We’re hoping this site will help us all be better prepared for the future. We want to work with you through this recovery and are here to help. If there is anything else you would like Council to help with, please let us know.


Help for you:

  • SA Recovery hotline - phone 1800 302 787 between 8am and 8pm
  • Services Australia contains information about: events, financial assistance, grants, small business support, free assistance and advice, justice of the peace information, opportunities for donations, livestock and public health information.
  • AHC Home hosts a number of Council recovery related matters such as: rates support, planning and building information, bin replacement, hard rubbish and green waste


What's the purpose of this page?

This page is a digital space for our community to come together since the bushfire which started in Cudlee Creek on 20 December 2019.

This page will grow as we move through the coming months and years together. We’re hoping this site will help us all be better prepared for the future. We want to work with you through this recovery and are here to help. If there is anything else you would like Council to help with, please let us know.


Help for you:

  • SA Recovery hotline - phone 1800 302 787 between 8am and 8pm
  • Services Australia contains information about: events, financial assistance, grants, small business support, free assistance and advice, justice of the peace information, opportunities for donations, livestock and public health information.
  • AHC Home hosts a number of Council recovery related matters such as: rates support, planning and building information, bin replacement, hard rubbish and green waste


  • Tree Guards and Native Plants on offer for fire-affected landholders

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    Tree Guard Offers:

    Arborgreen Landscape Supplies are offering fire-affected landholders a discounted price on guards and stakes. Just supply your property address and let them know how your property was affected and they can apply the discount. Phone 1300 760 642

    Regarding the tree guard recycling scheme, Arborgreen have an area behind their warehouse where they collect and store used corflute guards. If you have many, please advise and they can clear out a space ready for a trailer to back in.

    Native Plant Giveaways:

    Trees For Life are offering a discount for the current planting season (May-Sept 2021) to fire-affected landholders on bulk purchases of 10 bundles of tree guards and stakes which can be purchased for the price of 9 ($190 discount).

    Planning ahead, Tree For Life is also offering a 50% discount on the price on tree guards and stakes up to 5 bundles (500) per property for bundles ordered through the 2021 Tree Scheme to receive April 2022. This discount also applies to seedlings. This subsidy is possible with funding support from the Wildlife Recovery Fund.

    Tree Scheme ORDERS CLOSE 31 August 2021. For more information go to: Tree Scheme orders now open (treesforlife.org.au) or contact Trees For Life directly on (08) 8406 0500 or info@treesforlife.org.au.

    Kersbrook Landcare Group upcoming plant sales 2021
    Saturday 7th August 10am to 2pm
    Sunday 5th September 10am to 2pm (dependent on stock availability)
    NOTE: The Covid online shop is not taking orders however can be used as a tool for plant selection. The site has photos and descriptions of most of the local and South Australian native plant species which we will have in 2021. Click here for our Online Catalogue
    Contact Heidi for details. 0431 989 397
    More information: KLG (landcaregroup.org.au)

    The plant giveaway is part of the Local Economic Recovery Program, a partnership with the Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board and the Department of Primary Industries and Regions South Australia. It is jointly funded by the South Australian and Commonwealth Governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

  • Cudlee Creek fire recovery newsletter - final issue

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    In this issue

    From the Recovery Coordinator
    Farewell from the Local Recovery Centre
    Introducing the new Resilience and Readiness Program
    New Wellbeing Hub in Lobethal
    Red Cross Self Care and Resilience workshops
    Introducing Flourish
    Financial assistance available from The Hut
    Small Business Recovery Office - new Woodside location
    Local economic recovery projects announced for Cudlee Creek producers
    Events
    Available services and programs

    Click here to read the full newsletter.

    This is the final issue of the Cudlee Creek fire recovery newsletter.

  • Cudlee Creek fire recovery newsletter - issue 18

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    In this issue

    From the Recovery Coordinator
    Hills Major Funding Announcement
    One Year On
    Regenerate Exhibition at Fabrik
    Bushfire Kids Connect BMX Jam
    CAMHS bushfire response team
    Bushfire Expo on Show at Lobethal
    Community Public Art Project
    Festival of the Hills
    CFS online learning module for educators
    Upcoming grant deadlines
    Events
    Contact information

    Click here to read the full newsletter.

  • Latest Cudlee Creek fire recovery newsletter

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    In this issue:

    • From the Recovery Coordinator
    • Bushfire Kids Connect visit Santa
    • Adelaide Hills Bushfire Expo
    • One Year Anniversary
    • Supporting children after bushfires
    • CAMHS bushfire response team
    • Regenerate Exhibition at Fabrik
    • Busy Kids at Fabrik
    • Fabrik’s new lending library
    • Event support program at AHC
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Strengthening local businesses
    • Seasonal workforce program
    • AHC waste vouchers extended
    • Bushfire plans and quarantine
    • Upcoming grant deadlines
    • Events
    • Contact information

    Click here to read the full newsletter online.

  • Bushfire Expo 12-13 December, Lobethal

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    The Bushfire Expo will bring together major South Australian fire safety industry innovators on 12 and 13 December at Lobethal Oval to present a one-stop overview of information, systems and equipment considered “essential viewing” for all Adelaide Hills residents.

    The expo will present a wide range of leading fire technologies, including a first-time look at Embarr, an innovative new technology developed in Adelaide to consistently monitor properties for bushfire and independently control sprinkler systems, even when un-attended.

    Industry-leading fire safety businesses will present expert safety talks and equipment demonstrations with a focus on best practice disaster response preparation. Entry is by gold coin donation, with proceeds supporting the work of local CFS crews. For further information, including exhibitors and latest COVID-safe event planning updates, visit facebook.com/bushfireexpo..

    Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 December
    10am - 4pm daily
    Lobethal Oval, Onkaparinga Street Lobethal
    Entry by gold coin donation
    Proceeds support work of local CFS crews

  • Busy Kids offers nine days of creative creation

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    Running alongside the exhibition Regenerate at Fabrik Arts + Heritage will be nine days of Christmas creation with Busy Kids!

    12-20 December
    1pm-3pm daily
    Ages 4yrs+
    Free (bookings essential)

    Click here for more details and to book a session.

  • Artists respond to challenges of 2020 in new exhibition at Fabrik Arts + Heritage

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    For many people, creative activity is a pathway for recovery and wellbeing. At the one-year anniversary of the Cudlee Creek Bushfire, Regenerate will share ways in which our Hills community has responded to this significant event through creative practice.

    Regenerate
    Fabrik Arts + Heritage
    1 Lobethal Road, Lobethal
    11-20 December 2020
    11am-4pm daily

    While on site for this moving exhibition, you will also see the outdoor exhibition Stories of Lobethal Bushland Park, a series of works by students of Lobethal Primary School with artist Louise Flaherty. This display seeks to explore growth and regeneration, connecting the children to their environment, in particular Lobethal Bushland Park, which was burned in the Cudlee Creek Fire of 2019.

    Learn more about Fabrik Arts + Heritage on their website.
    Image by Tina Zadow.

  • Cudlee Creek bushfire recovery newsletter issue #16

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    In this issue:

    • From the Recovery Coordinator
    • Governor-General visits Lobethal
    • CAMHS bushfire response team
    • Cudlee Creek Tennis Club is back
    • Your Hall Your Hub
    • Round 2 SERF grants awarded
    • YMCA Eco Youth Adventurers
    • Support Group in Woodside
    • Strengthening wellbeing after bushfires
    • Bushfire wellbeing survey
    • Wellbeing SA youth survey
    • Rethinking Business
    • Build Back Better video now live
    • Citizen of the Year
    • Start your patch from scratch
    • Upcoming grant deadlines
    • Events
    • Contact information

    Click here to read the full newsletter.

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  • Cudlee Creek fire recovery newsletter, Issue #15

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    • From the Recovery Coordinator
    • New home for recovery information
    • More funding for fire preparedness
    • Free Mental Health First Aid training
    • Creative recovery at Fabrik Arts + Heritage
    • Bushfire Kids Connect
    • Seeking artist for public art piece
    • Upcoming grant deadlines
    • Mental health workshop
    • Welcome Recovery Support Officer Sally Harding
    • Rethinking Business 2020
    • Business support keeps Bike About wheels turning
    • Events
    • Contact information

    Click here to read the full newsletter.

  • Further extension granted for waste vouchers

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    A second extension has been granted for all waste vouchers issued as a result of the Cudlee Creek Bushfire. The new expiry date for vouchers is 30 June 2021.

    Vouchers that have already been distributed, and bear an expiry of 30 December 2020, will be honoured until the new expiry date at any of the three drop off centres listed on the voucher.

    New vouchers can still be requested; call 8408 0400 to do so.

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