Living in Adelaide

Adelaide is a city designed for life – one that proudly gives its residents the freedom of time and choice to create their unique stories through community, cultural and wellbeing experiences.

A small city with a big backyard

Adelaide’s Mediterranean climate and long days mean conditions are ideal year-round for exploring and pursuing all the things you love. As the world’s only ‘city in a park’, 9.4 square kilometres of Park Lands serve as Adelaide’s playground. The sweeping greens are where imaginations and bodies are invigorated through an abundance of experiences including playgrounds, exercise spaces and cultural festivals that draw thousands. For families with furry members, there are various dog-friendly Park Lands to take your dog for both on-and-off lead adventures. The city’s central location, midway between the hills and the sea, provides the perfect starting point for trips further afield. Pristine white beaches and world-class wineries can be reached by car in as little as twenty minutes.

A couple walking in Botanic Gardens

More time for the things you love

Living in Adelaide means you can enjoy some amazing food and beverages at the abundance of cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars in the city and North Adelaide’s main streets and laneways, or pick up some of the finest fresh produce from the Adelaide Central Market. It means you can shop at Rundle Mall or at the trendy boutiques and artisans across the city including in the East End, Hutt Street and O’Connell Street in North Adelaide. You can watch the cricket or support your football team at one of the best sporting ovals in the world in Adelaide Oval, or get involved at any of the many festivals throughout the year on your doorstep. Whatever your interests, there’s more time for what you love in Adelaide.

Adelaide oval sports footy 1

A global city with local benefits

Adelaide’s reputation as an epicentre for commerce and innovation has cultivated a thriving local economy. South Australia’s expertise in market intelligence and its competitive business landscape has seen the growth of expansive employment opportunities in exciting sectors including technology, health, education, gaming, visual effects, hospitality and the defence and space industries. Adelaide also enjoys one of the lowest residential property prices among Australian mainland capitals.

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