Inside Adelaide talks to five residents and businesses about why they are voting in the Adelaide City Council elections, this October 20 - November 7.
Standing on Union Street and looking through the heritage archway onto Ebenezer Place, it perfectly frames a city transformation.
Placemaking is fast becoming the favoured approach in revitalising streets, parks and neighbourhoods, even entire cities.
One thing I've learned since I moved to Adelaide, is that there is always something on. Usually, more events than could possibly be squeezed into one day. Nov 16th was one of those days.
It’s a weeknight, the clock strikes 5pm - what do you do? You could be enjoying the city, says Mike Krieg, café and specialty gin-bar owner of The Howling Owl, in Adelaide’s East End.
International PARK(ing) Day saw Adelaide’s central business district transformed into a hub of creative activity as more than 30 inner-city car parks along Pirie Street, Gawler Place and Leigh Street were converted into spaces for reading, gardening, dancing and boule.
A surge in the number of networking events and educational programs for entrepreneurs in Adelaide in the last three years, has triggered the need for a more coordinated approach to supporting startup companies in Adelaide.
Adelaide businesses are taking control of their carbon footprint and reducing their office energy bills, under a nation-wide scheme to reduce the city’s corporate energy consumption.
Adelaide’s young entrepreneurs are fast-tracking their ideas into market-ready business ventures, with the help of intensive incubator programs coming out of the US.