Adelaide is a cosmopolitan 21st century city, strategically located near the centre of the national network of major Capital Cities in Australia.
Adelaide (Tandanya) is located on the land of the indigenous Kaurna people and is the capital of South Australia, proclaimed in 1836 as Australia’s first self-supporting, planned English colony; free of convict labour.
The City of Adelaide was the first municipal corporation in Australia (1840).
A small city by world standards, but big on amenity and style, the city is rated one of the safest, cleanest, greenest, most affordable, comfortable and convenient boutique cities in the world.
Renowned for its friendly, helpful people; one in four ‘Adelaidians’ are immigrants representing 130 different ethnic backgrounds.
The City sits on the shores of the Gulf St Vincent on a wide plain surrounded by rolling hills and white sandy beaches, under a clean blue sky with average daily temperatures of 25 degrees.
It is a city that blends picturesque, wide and sunny boulevards, with charming, bustling streets, heritage architecture; surrounded by the world recognised Adelaide Park Lands.
Adelaide is a smart, vibrant, energetic, artistic City (UNESCO City of Music) and an intelligent learning city where education has long played a leading role in the community.