Gumeracha  Community  Assoc.  Inc

Mail: P O Box 227, Gumeracha, 5233     Phone: 8389 6550    Email: carter1@esc.net.au

 

Menu:   Events | Meetings | Achievements | Upcoming Projects | Management Committee | Join Us

 

 

Winner of the 2007 Australia Day Community Organisation Award

 

 

Welcome:

The Gumeracha Community Association is a voluntary organisations dedicated to serving and supporting all within Gumeracha.

It aims to work with groups within the township, and the wider Torrens Valley region, involving residents, businesses, other voluntary organisations , and all levels of government, to develop a vibrant, attractive, safe and prosperous environment, while conserving the unique qualities of the township and region.

 

The Association works collaboratively with other organisations in the region,  i.e. The Town Hall Committee, Torrens Valley Tourism Inc.,  Torrens Valley Lions Club, local CFS, Gumeracha Primary School, sporting and social groups.

 

The Association also liaises with the Adelaide Hills Council on behalf of the community on various aspects of township services, e.g. installation of the new boundary fence for Federation Park.

 

 


 

Events:

The Medieval Fair


Show and Shine


New Years Eve Party

 


 

Meetings:

Management Committee Meetings are held on the evening of the 2nd Wednesday of the month. The Committee is organised into sub-committees, working and coordinating various activities, e.g. fund-raising, working-bees, specific projects and events.

 

 


Gumeracha Community Association Achievements:

  • Development of the Tourist Information Bay in Federation Park
  • Publication of a  Historical Walking Trail Pamphlet   - to complement the History of information montage in the Bay
  • Installation and upkeep of Planter Wine Barrels along Albert Street
  • Organisers of the POP! New Yearís Eve Family Parties in the Park
  • Liaison with Adelaide Hills Council on issues relating to the township, e.g. town streetscape upgrade
  • Representative on the Councilís Federation Park Advisory Committee
  • Support of the Community in fighting development decision to build a school campus in a sensitive watershed area adjacent to Federation Park
  • Support of the Community in fighting the possible closure of the Gumeracha Library in its current form
  • Establishment of the Gumeracha Township Web-site
  • Annual Christmas Lights display along Albert Street
  • On-going development of walking trails in and through the township
  • The installation of 4 electrical power and public address system outlets in Federation Park
  • The Gumeracha Medieval Fair
  • Representative on the Council's Federation Park Advisory Committee
  • Liase with Council on matters relevant to Gumeracha
  • Liase with Council on the installation of a bus shelter in Albert St

 

 

           

The Tourist Information Bay in Federation Park

 


 

Upcoming projects include:

  • Flora and Fauna Boards to be placed on the Tourist Information Board
  • History Boards at landmarks throughout the township

 

 


 

Current Management Committee:

 

President:  Rob Carter
V/President:  Rob Hawke
Members:  Neil Rendell
  Kerrie Rendell
  Joe Evans
  Sylvia Ullmer
  Beth Maskey
  Ray Johnson
  Henry Carter
  Paul Hammer
  Julie
  Bob

Join Us:

The Association welcomes all residents, businesses and other organisations to become members. There are no fees to join, and membership runs for 12 months from our AGM held each November.

 

The benefits of becoming a member are:

  • Being regularly informed about what is happening around Gumeracha and the district
  • Becoming an active part in the decision-making for the community
  • Participating in various social and community activities

 

If you would like to become a member of the Association, please complete the Membership Application and send it to our Membership Officer:


Rob Carter
Email:  carter1@esc.net.au
Address:  PO Box185 Gumercha,
  SA 5233

Rob Hawke
Email:  rob.hawke@bigpond.com