A campaign for our district. For everyone interested in contributing ideas to re-invigorate this beautiful Adelaide Hills township.
Become and Imagine Uraidla Supporter
Imagine Uraidla Inc. is run by a small group of committed volunteers. We want to make your community the best place to live and to do this, we need a regular source of income to meet our modest expenses.
Therefore, we invite you to become a Dedicated Supporter of Imagine Uraidla Inc. by contributing a $24 annual subscription per family/ household. This subscription can be made via our secure online payment system.
Your subscription will help us:
- Continue writing and sending our newsletters
- Keep our website live
- Connect local community and businesses on social media (Facebook and Instagram)
- Arrange events for everyone
- Coordinating imagineers for local events
- Print posters to let you know what’s going on
- Make newcomers feel welcome through a welcome pack
For further information, contact our treasurer, Tom Feinle-Bisset, at email@example.com or call 0427 967 084.
2040 Movie Night (November 2019)
On Friday 29 November 2019 something special happened in Basket Range. The Imagine Uraidla Sustainable Action Group hosted a very successful movie night. The event was organised by Anna, Tina and Paul with support from the rest of the committee. Wine was donated by local wine makers and food was cooked by Stall 1195. We watched the movie 2040, have you seen it? It struck a chord, it was so relevant, so real, so achievable. We had guests from as far away as Middleton and were surrounded by so many locals of all ages. The energy was phenomenal. At the end of the movie guests could express interest about solar and battery bulk buying opportunities. The long goal, to have our very own micro grid.
Community Forum June 2019
Thank you to everyone who came to the Community Forum on 25 June 2019.
Your input, energy and collaboration was outstanding and we can’t wait for you to be part of the next stage of the journey: making the prioritised actions happen! The report is now live, see all the details below.
The Community Forum Outcomes Report is now live!
It’s quick and easy to read and gives you a great snapshot of what happened on the night.
If you made it along you might even spot yourself and if you couldn’t make it you can have a sticky beak to see who came.
Scroll to the back of the report for the tables which contain all the ideas which the community developed. We’ve included a list of ideas group champions, so take a look for your name.
Imagine Uraidla is here to support you with communicating and connecting with others but making ideas happen is up to you.
Just over six years ago, after a succession of business closures, the local hotel poured its last drink on 15 August 2012. This brought the community to the realisation that they were losing much more than local businesses. They were losing the potential of a thriving town for future generations.
In 2013 the picturesque village of Uraidla in the Adelaide Hills was close to becoming a ghost town. With the exception of Saturday afternoon bowls home games, you could walk the main street and not bump into another soul. Known for its cherries, berries and vegetable produce together with a strong sporting tradition, Uraidla, a town that once considered itself self-sufficient, sustaining an IGA supermarket, butcher, two hairdressers and a petrol station, was feeling the impact of longer city trading hours and a changing demographic.
Drawing inspiration from the UK Pub is the Hub movement, in March 2014 more than 220 people from Uraidla and surrounding hills settlements crammed into the Uraidla Football clubrooms to share their views on the future of their town. An amazing response given, Uraidla itself only has a population of 460 people.
Within five years, a grass roots community campaign to bring business back to their town has seen the sleepy villages of Uraidla and Summertown transform into a food and wine hub of the Adelaide Hills and with it, a rise in community spirit.
We can’t wait to see what the future holds for our district.
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Jess De Campo
Secretary + Market Co-Coordinator
For anyone and everyone who lives in and around, or passes through Uraidla and the surrounding suburbs.
To collect and share ideas to re-imagine this beautiful district.
To link, connect and strengthen relationships amongst neighbours, businesses and the wider community.
A place for everyone, young old and anyone in between to relax, enjoy and discover our local produce and the beautiful environment we live in.
The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) serves communities through dedicated volunteers delivering professional fire and rescue services to outer metropolitan, regional and rural South Australia.
The Red Shed in Uraidla (Greenhill Road – across from Swamp Rd) is an inviting place for all wanting to give woodworking try. The shed is equiped with all the tools you need and volunteers will help you with wood work, repairs, community projects etc.
Open Tuesday & Thursday 9.30 – 12 noon + the last Sunday of each month
The AHNRC is a community led environmental information hub. Our aim is to encourage and support sustainable community actions for the conservation and protection of the biodiversity of the region.
The Sustainability Fair is provided as a venue to showcase local activities that contribute to creating a more sustainable society particularly through a reduction in our carbon use. We encourage businesses, community groups and individuals whose work will lead to greater sustainability to showcase successful achievements or otherwise promote their work.
For well over a century the Uraidla & Summertown Horticultural & Floricultural Society has been bringing you an annual event to entertain and inspire, through participation and presentations.
Sport & Recreation groups
Aikido in the Hills
Contact name: Peter Noble
Basket Range Cricket Club
Contact name: Paul Cranwell
Piccadilly Netball Club
Contact: Elise Carmen
Rangers Soccer Club
Contact name : Brendan Daw
Summertown Netball Club
Contact name: Hannah Dow
Summertown Table Tennis Club
Contact name : Adrian Pobke
Summertown Tennis Club
Contact name : Jessica Lang
Summit Valley Community Club (Gymnastics Club)
Contact Name: Alice Thorn
Uraidla Bowling Club
Contact Name: Joel Vandepeer
Uraidla Cricket Club
Contact name: Ben Sutton
Uraidla Football Club
Contact name : Malcolm Pridham
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
website : uraidlafc.com
Uraidla Netball Club
Contact name: Sam Parker
Telephone: Sam Parker at 08 8390 1064
Uraidla Tennis Club
Contact: Chris Badenoch
- Uraidla Community News May 2020 🍁
- Community News March 2020 💬
- 🔆 Sustainability Fair and Bulk Purchase Scheme
- See you Sunday: Imagine Uraidla February Newsletter
- Community Update January 2020
- CFS Acknowledgement
- District Update November 2019
- Show Imagineers We Need You 🙏
- Reminder AGM 16.10.19
- AGM, Show and Fair Deets and other fun things happening ✌
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PO Box 101, URAIDLA