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Slow fashion

The thrill of having the latest trend at your fingertips within days is coming at a big cost, with 6,000 kilograms of clothing being dumped into landfill every 10 minutes. As instant gratification consumerist culture...

City Library

Library locals – meet a few of our team

There’s a good reason why over 320,000 people have already visited Adelaide’s three City Libraries this year and that’s because they’re all incredible creative places – designed to inspire, connect and set your...

Reconciliation Mural by Scott Rathman

Adelaide Town Hall – artworks on show

In the first of a series of articles showcasing some of the amazing pieces of classic and contemporary artwork housed inside the Adelaide Town Hall – City of Adelaide Curator Polly Dance spoke with the artist...

One Culture Football

Kicking goals for friendship, fitness and fun

It’s often referred to as ‘the world game’, and in the case of One Culture Football, this is particularly apt. Offering an opportunity for young people of diverse cultures and backgrounds to make meaningful connections...

Michael and Kenneth De Boo in the Whitmore Square Community Verge Garden

City gardens: small and shared

Since moving out of the suburbs three years ago, CBD residents Kenneth and Michael De Boo have been loving every minute of their city life and the chance to introduce more greenery to Adelaide’s south-west. These two...

Beeswax wrap

Now THAT’S a wrap

Did you know the beeswax produced by a honey bee can be used to create an alternative to plastic wrap? Charmaine Thredgold from The Reskill Project shares a simple six step guide she’s put together with the help of...

Blue banded bee

‘Bee’ creative in your own backyard

You may have noticed the buzz about bees lately, stemming from a growing concern about their disappearance from our backyards and gardens. Bees pollinate almost 80 per cent of our food and many of our native plants, so...

Queen Adelaide Room, 2018

Happy birthday Queen Adelaide

Every August, the City of Adelaide celebrates the birthday (13 August) of the city’s namesake, Queen Adelaide (b.1792 – d.1849) – welcoming everyone to discover a little more about her connection with the city’s history...

Turtle Mural Sarah Boese

Thinking outside the box

A collaborative community mural is set to add a splash of colour and local character to the neighbourhood surrounding the city’s south-east Box Factory Community Centre – and you could influence its design! A two-storey...

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