Williamstown Action Group and Barossa Outdoors, Williamstown Action Group and Barossa Outdoors

2023 Award Winner
Award Category: Walking for Recreation: Supporting South Australians accessing green open space for walking

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Awarded for Santa Dash, an idea conceived by Matt Hale (Co-Director of Barossa Outdoors) who worked with the local volunteer progress association Williamstown Action Group (part of the Southern Barossa Alliance) to establish the event. This now annual event showcases the opportunities when communities volunteer together to walk, dash and share in the spirit of festivities for 3.5 km through reservoir, forest and town.

About the Walking Awards

Walking SA has initiated annual awards to recognise sustained and outstanding contribution to walking at all levels throughout South Australia.

Many volunteers and others have contributed to South Australia’s great walking trails, waling clubs, and walking promotion and opportunities for health, wellbeing, recreation and tourism.

If you know of someone who should be considered for an award please do consider nominating them, nominations are taken throughout the year.