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Barley fields on Bowering Hill RoadPremier Mike Rann and Minister for Urban Development and Planning Paul Holloway moved to protect McLaren Vale and Bowering Hill from encroaching development in the draft 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide.

Changes to the final plan include reserving Bowering Hill for Agriculture, Viticulture, Tourism and/or biodiversity purposes.

The photo shows barley fields on Bowering Hill Road, part of the Willunga Basin, which has the potential for World Heritage status.
Credit: From the book McLaren Vale: Trott’s View (Wakefield Press).