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‘Leafies’ drop into the city

Autumn leaves will not be seen just in the trees of Adelaide over the next couple of months, but also on light poles, traffic lights, buildings and street signs – and they won’t look quite as expected. ‘Leafies’ are...

Chatham Street's Recycled Road

Paving the way

What’s old is new again, with Australia’s first fully recycled road being laid in Adelaide city’s south west. The new road laid on Chatham Street is made entirely from reclaimed asphalt pavement from nearby streets and...

Why green is gold

Summer in Adelaide is in full swing, with 2019 already bringing with it a few scorching hot days*. This is the season we most appreciate the trees and plentiful green spaces throughout the city, so it’s timely to look...

Trees and leaves

Tree talk

Down streets large and small and throughout the expansive Adelaide Park Lands which embrace the CBD and North Adelaide, the city is full of leafy treasures.

View of Gladys Elphick Park / Narnungga

The city park celebrating culture and cricket

One of the 30 parks within the expansive Adelaide Park Lands has been given a makeover, a meaningful new name honouring an inspiring Adelaide woman and, in 2020, will host a series of warm-up matches in the lead-up to...

From Street Bikeway

On your bike

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or dust off your treadly once a year, when the Santos Tour Down Under teams start taking to the streets each January, so do the locals!

Cyclist on River Torrens

City to sea

In Adelaide, getting from the city to a beach on a bicycle is a breeze.  Two routes to try are the tree-lined River Torrens Linear Park Trail or the busier Mike Turtur Bikeway. Discover a little more about each option...

Wedding ring exchange

Say ‘I Do’ in the Park Lands

To celebrate the fifth anniversary of Adelaide’s Sister City relationship with Qingdao, a beautiful new Park Lands location will be available for wedding ceremonies from 1 February 2019, and the site hire is the City of...

Christmas craft

A sustainable season

Big or small, every positive action you take to help protect the environment can make a difference. This festive season, show the planet some love while also saving your hip pocket. Here are some tips to get started...

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