Young Adelaide Network
The Young Adelaide Network is to assist Council and young people to better communicate with one another is a key action in the Youth Strategy and Action Plan 2010–2014.
Central Workers with Youth Action Network
Council works in partnership with more than 80 government and non-government agencies that work with young people in the inner city. Council provides coordination and administrative support to the Central Workers with Youth Action Network (CWYAN). Established in 1991, CWYAN encourages all City-based youth workers to participate.
CWYAN meets on a monthly basis to:
● Take collective action
● Coordinate activities
● Generate local advocacy
● Participate in government policy development
If you require further information about any of these projects contact Council's Community Planner or call 8203 7385.
Fast Track Map of Youth Services in the City
The Fast Track Map is a quick way to find youth services in the City for young people aged 12–30 years.
» Download the Fast Track Map (PDF, 426Kb)
Hard copies of the map can be picked up from the following City locations:
● Services to Youth Council 80 Currie St, Adelaide, P. 1300 306 046
● Streetlink Youth Health Service Level 1, 27 Gresham Street, Adelaide, P. 8231 4844
● Adelaide City Council 25 Pirie St, Adelaide, P. 82037203
The Fast Track Map is an initiative of the Central Workers with Youth Action Network (CWYAN) and proudly supported by Adelaide City Council, the Office for Youth and the Adelaide Community Lions Club.
Grants and Sponsorship
Each year Council funds public art, projects and events by and for young people in the City. These have included:
● City Sk8 Toilet Block — Scott Coleman
● Come Out — Australian Festival for Young People
● Off the Couch — Carclew Youth Arts
● Playground Images Mural — Narisha Cash
● Skateboarding Australia Dew Series National Junior Titles
● Ticket Machine Beautification — Simon Loffler and Matthew Stuckey
● Unilife — Citylife Come and Try Events for International Students
● Windmill Performing Arts Annual Season
Students visiting the City can access a purpose built classroom established as part of Council’s Library and Community centre in Grote Street. Linked with the Youth Strategy theme of ‘Learn’, this space provides support for school excursions into the City and acts as a great meeting space for young people.
A popular teacher’s resource that assists with the orientation of students to the City of Adelaide. The resource comprises of trails, activities and curriculum material.
Study in Adelaide
Adelaide makes the perfect study destination, with internationally recognised universities and highly regarded secondary schools. Adelaide is welcoming, friendly, clean, safe and very affordable.
Adelaide City Council is committed to ensuring studying in Adelaide is a positive experience for students.
Council partners with education institutions and student support agencies to provide information and support for new students to Adelaide. For information on entertainment, shopping, attractions, recreation, getting around and accommodation, see the City Guide.
Study Adelaide provide information for international students to assist them to adjust to life in Adelaide and make the most of their time in the City.