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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...

Weeding in a garden

Spring cleaning

For some people, the onset of warmer weather after winter can inspire a cleaning frenzy! If you’re doing a whip around your place, use these tips to help dispose of items sustainably.  Around the yard Lawn clippings...

potted colour

A spring colour splash

From petunias to poppies, each year, members of the City of Adelaide’s Public Realm crew plant around 75,000 potted colour seedlings across the city – caring for them from the time they arrive at the Council...

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. Have you...

Picnic in Elder Park

Park yourself for a perfect picnic

Friends, family, a delicious spread, a sprinkling of sunshine and a picturesque setting are all the ingredients you need for a picnic. Spring is the ideal time to enjoy a lazy alfresco lunch and with Adelaide surrounded...

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