Scott Creek

A place to treasure in the Adelaide hills

Community Services

Find current contact details for the following on http://www.sacommunity.org

Scott Creek Primary School

A small highly regarded dynamic school with staff committed to providing high quality education that fosters every child's potential in a caring and supportive environment where individuality and co-operation is valued.

It has diverse, well developed programs, excellent facilities and grounds and encourages parents and community involvement, including through its regular emailed newsletter.

* Support the school by recycling newspapers, small batteries (in bins on front veranda), and 'deposit' drink containers (in bins inside the green 'shed' beside the double front gates).

For more information see: http://www.scps.sa.edu.au/

Friends of Scott Creek Conservation Park

Since 1990, F.O.S.C.C.P has worked to preserve the superb and diverse ecosystems of this 800 hectare park through weeding, planting and bird monitoring.

As well as their lovely informative website, they also offer a local bird brochure (list, photos), contoured walking map, park history booklet, regular meetings, biannual walks and Bandicoot Tails newsletter (activities and contact details at its end). Visitors, new members and any help very welcome.

The friendly group willingly shares offers information and examples of inspiring regeneration.

For more information see: http://www.friendsofscottcreekcp.org.au/

Bradbury CFS

The brigade has some 40 local residents who volunteer to protect the neighbourhood at times of need. About half serve as active firefighters with the remainder supporting their operations.

The brigade conducts fire prevention education and assists the formation of neighbourhood Firesafe groups to increase community knowledge, preparation and support, and holds some social and fund-raising events.

Training is 7pm Monday nights except public holidays (when the station's siren is also tested) and an occasional Sunday morning during the fire season.

More volunteers are always needed and inquiries are welcome.

For more information see: http://www.bradburycfs.org.au

SBL Community Email

An excellent community facility that enables residents of Scott Creek, Bradbury and Longwood to share and discuss locally relevant information such as classifieds, coming events, lost animals or other concerns.
Link: SBL-Community Group

Scott Creek Playgroup

Hosted by the Primary School weekly during term time and a member of Playgroup SA, it enables young children and their parents to meet together locally for enjoyable shared activities and morning tea, as well as familiarising children with the school.
Contact: Scott Creek Primary School

SBL Local History Group

This active group is successfully recovering, preserving and sharing local history, with support from the Adelaide Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society. It welcomes more participants, your interest and relevant historical information.
Email: SCPA Inc.

Longwood branch, Agricultural Bureau SA Inc

Perhaps the oldest branch in SA, the group offers information and support about land care and conservation to local residents through interesting speakers and discussions over supper, a resource library and occasional visits. All welcome.
Email: SCPA Inc.

Community Planning for Recovery (CPR) Group

Building a stronger and more resilient community.
For more information see: http://www.facebook.com/PlanningForRecovery

Scott Creek Ironbank Cricket Club

Following amalgamation in 1990, this successful family and community-orientated club fields 3 Senior and 2 Junior teams and regularly uses the Scott Creek oval. New players, supporters and spectators welcome.
Email: SCPA Inc.

Scott Creek Table Tennis Club

Successful competitors, with Juniors and Seniors teams playing evenings during the April to August season. The Scott Creek hall is one of their venues. Your interest is welcome.
Email: SCPA Inc.

Stirling Districts Soccer Club

Stirling Districts Soccer Club is based at nearby Bradwood Park, Bradbury Rd. Bradbury and also play juniors games at Scott Creek oval.
Link:http://www.stirlingdistrictssc.com.au/

Football, tennis, netball:

At the Cherry Gardens Ironbank Recreation Ground.

Adelaide Hills Council's Mobile library

Stops outside the Scott Creek hall during school terms 11:00am - 1:00pm fortnightly on Wednesdays.

Justices of the Peace

Find a local JP via http://jp.agd.sa.gov.au/JPPublicWeb/ or see one in Stirling at the library at certain regular times.

Local Government

This area is in Adelaide Hills Council's Ranges Ward (formerly Manoah Ward).
For contact details, go to http://www.ahc.sa.gov.au

Did you know:

  • The oldest local building is Mackereth Cottage, on Matthews Road, southern end of Scott Creek Road. Built in 1839, State Heritage listed, and is now part of the Scott Creek Conservation Park.
  • The area once had mines (copper, silver, talc), timber cutters, dairy and vegetable farms, orchards and a jam factory.
  • The Scott Creek hall was built in 1921 as a memorial to local soldiers who served in World War One.
  • Scott Creek Cemetery is located on Cemetery Road which runs off Scott Creek Road near its southern end.