Santos Womens Tour 2015

Santos Women’s Tour race routes confirmed

December 21, 2015

The Santos Women’s Tour four stage race will take in routes across the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and two city circuit locations.

Aroona Dam Sanctuary, Leigh Creek

Leigh Creek RFI Guildelines

December 18, 2015

Guidelines are now available for commercial operators and the community to submit ideas for new business ventures in Leigh Creek, through a Request for Information (RFI) process

Rundle Street

Record number of interstate visitors travelling to SA

December 16, 2015

Interstate visitors travelling to South Australia are at an all-time high with 2.1 million visits.

Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy to perform at Santos Tour Down Under

December 16, 2015

ARIA award winning artist Jessica Mauboy will headline the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under Team Presentation concert event next month.


Bupa Family Ride – fun and fitness for the whole family

December 10, 2015

A new ride specifically aimed at families is the latest addition to the Santos Festival of Cycling calendar as part of next year’s Santos Tour Down Under.

Valentina Scandolara

Valentina Scandolara returns for Santos Women’s Tour title in 2016

December 09, 2015

The winner of the inaugural Santos Women’s Tour in 2015 ORICA-AIS, Valentina Scandolara, has confirmed she will be back to attempt to defend the title next year.

Photo credit: FFA

Adelaide Oval to host 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier

December 07, 2015

In a huge coup for Adelaide, the Socceroos will play Tajikistan at Adelaide Oval in a crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying game next March.

Adelaide Oval

Kangaroo Island Airport and Adelaide Oval

December 07, 2015

Kangaroo Island’s airport will get a long-awaited upgrade and the Socceroos will play Tajikistan at Adelaide Oval in March 2016.

Paolo Bettini

Italian cycling legend centre stage at TDU Legends’ Dinner

December 06, 2015

One of the biggest names in Italian world cycling will take centre stage at the Legends’ Night Dinner as part of 2016 Santos Tour Down Under.

Pacific School Games

Another win for SA’s visitor economy - Pacific Games to return in 2017

November 28, 2015

South Australia has secured another mass participation event with the announcement today the Pacific School Games would be returning in 2017.

2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant

Take home the magic of the Christmas Pageant DVD

November 27, 2015

All the magic of the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant can be seen on a DVD of this year’s event on sale from today.

Adelaide Oval

World’s first Day-Night Test match at Adelaide Oval from today

November 27, 2015

History will be made at Adelaide Oval when Australia takes on New Zealand in the world’s first international Day-Night Test match from today.

Running Man

Hundreds of millions tune in to watch SA on Chinese reality show

November 26, 2015

South Australia will feature in the incredibly popular Chinese reality show Running Man – with filming taking place across the state this week.

Adelaide Fringe Festival

South Australia is the nation’s Best Event State

November 18, 2015

South Australia is officially the Best Event State in Australia.

Paul West. Photo Credit: Nick Wilson of Foxtel

Paul West to headline international talent at Tasting Australia

November 18, 2015

Star of TV’s River Cottage Australia Paul West will headline a line-up of international chefs at next year’s Tasting Australia.

Cruise Ship in Adelaide

Adelaide welcomes Explorer of the Seas

November 17, 2015

The largest ship to visit Australia this season - Explorer of the Seas - has arrived in Port Adelaide overnight.

Stephen Pitt, Midori Miyazaki & Leon Bignell

Women’s Australian Open Golf Tournament to be held in SA

November 16, 2015

In a major coup, South Australia will hold the Women’s Australian Open Golf Tournament for the next three years.

2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant

Credit Unions celebrate 20 years of Pageant partnership

November 14, 2015

Thousands of South Australians are expected to line the streets today for the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant, as the credit unions celebrate 20 years of sponsorship of the iconic event.

Winners at the 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards

SA’s best operators celebrated at Tourism Awards

November 14, 2015

The State’s most outstanding and innovative tourism businesses and operators have been celebrated at the 2015 State Tourism Awards last night.

Credit Union Christmas Pageant

Everybody’s a Star at the Credit Union Christmas Pageant

November 13, 2015

The long anticipated wait for Father Christmas will finally be over for hundreds of thousands of children when the Credit Union Christmas Pageant rolls into town tomorrow.

Cruise Ship in Adelaide

Another record breaking cruise ship season

November 11, 2015

The 2015/16 cruise ship season begins today with the arrival of the Diamond Princess into Adelaide.

Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy hotel – top honours in site survey

November 10, 2015

A Coober Pedy hotel has received top honours in a survey undertaken by the world’s largest online hotel search site.

Murray Man

Riverland to host Murray Man 2015 this weekend

November 06, 2015

More than 300 participants will be taking part in the Murray Man 2015 in the Riverland this weekend.

International 3 Day Event

Champion UK rider here for Three Day Event in heart of Adelaide

November 03, 2015

The first of many world-class riders has arrived in Adelaide for the annual Australian International 3 Day Event later this month.

Clipsal 500

Clipsal 500 Adelaide to host Australia’s largest EnduroX event

October 29, 2015

The Clipsal 500 Adelaide will bring yet another first to next year’s event with the introduction of EnduroX.


CheeseFest on the menu this weekend

October 23, 2015

Cheese lovers will be out in force from tonight helping the nation’s biggest cheese festival celebrate its tenth anniversary.


Designers of next generation kick off Adelaide Fashion Festival

October 22, 2015

The 2015 Adelaide Fashion Festival presented by Mercedes-Benz Adelaide begins today, kick-starting four days of high-end fashion, design, food, wine and entertainment like never before seen in Adelaide.

Fashion Festival

Adelaide Fashion Festival takes to the runway

October 21, 2015

The 2015 Adelaide Fashion Festival presented by Mercedes-Benz Adelaide takes to the runway tomorrow, with 18 events over four days presenting modern, innovative and world class fashion.

Jens Voigt

Don't miss the chance to ride with Jens Voigt

October 20, 2015

In a once in a lifetime opportunity, cyclists can ride with Santos Tour Down Under Ambassador Jens Voigt in the Bupa Challenge Tour.

Cheong Liew - 2016 Tasting Australia Ambassador

Hot chef Cheong Liew - 2016 Tasting Australia Ambassador

October 14, 2015

Cheong Liew - who has been described as one of the top 10 hottest chefs alive by US Food and Wine – has been named Tasting Australia’s 2016 event ambassador.

Adelaide Motorsport Festival

Adelaide celebrates rich motorsport history

October 13, 2015

Two of the formula 1 cars that set Adelaide alight have returned to celebrate 30 years since the first street circuit Adelaide Grand Prix, ahead of the 2015 Adelaide Motorsport Festival.

Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes to head for the hills

October 06, 2015

The State Government today announced how it will spend $1.5 million to achieve its commitment of establishing the Mount Lofty Ranges as an international mountain biking destination.

Australian Masters Games

Adelaide welcomes 2015 Australian Masters Games

October 03, 2015

The 15th Australian Masters Games begin in Adelaide today, with more than 10,000 athletes and officials involved in eight days of exciting competition.


Everybody’s a star in 2015 Christmas Pageant

October 01, 2015

With just 44 sleeps until the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant, two magical new floats will be unveiled today.

Stage 6

Santos Women’s Tour receives international status

September 27, 2015

In another big win for South Australia, the Santos Women’s Tour has been granted international status by the world’s governing body.


Craft distillery and microbrewery proposed for Kingscote

September 24, 2015

The State Government is assessing plans by South Australian company Bickford’s Australia to establish a craft distillery and microbrewery on Kangaroo Island.


Santos Tour Down Under secured in UCI WorldTour

September 23, 2015

The Santos Tour Down Under’s place as a Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) WorldTour event has been assured, Tourism Minister Leon Bignell confirmed today.

Spring Events

Spring events to generate $50 million for SA’s economy

September 21, 2015

A huge range of drawcards including OzAsia, Adelaide Fashion Festival, the AC/DC concert and national and international sporting events will take place this spring – injecting more than $50 million into the state’s visitor economy.

Adelaide Convention Centre

Huge defence contingent to invade Adelaide

September 18, 2015

Adelaide will host Australia’s largest land defence exhibition, Land Forces which is expected to inject more than $16 million into the state’s economy.


SA leading the nation in attracting interstate visitors

September 16, 2015

South Australia is leading the nation when it comes to attracting domestic visitors with visits from interstate travellers at a 10 year high.

Adelaide Fashion Festival

The Adelaide Fashion Festival Premier’s Design Award – Building careers for young South Australians

September 14, 2015

It’s the first year of the Premier’s Design Award and the finalists have been announced today.

“Get Well Soon” starring “Band-Aid”

St Michael’s Lutheran Primary School student takes top honours in Pageant Mini-Float Competition

September 10, 2015

St Michael’s Lutheran Primary School student, Maddy Nyp, 12, has taken the honours in the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant Mini-Float Design Competition, beating 391 designs from 33 schools around South Australia.


Luxury and functional food information sessions

September 08, 2015

A series of information sessions are being held around the state to encourage food and wine businesses to become involved with the State Government’s Functional and Luxury Food Project.

Royal Show

Shandong shines at Royal Adelaide Show’s largest international exhibition

September 07, 2015

The State Government has helped establish the Shandong Exhibition at the Royal Adelaide Show, which is the largest international display in the event’s history.

queen mary 2

A record cruise season for South Australia

September 05, 2015

A record $16 million has been pumped into the visitor economy as a direct result of South Australia’s cruise ship industry, new figures show.

Gorgeous Festival

Food and wine in tune at Gorgeous Festival

September 03, 2015

More than 5000 people are expected to attend McLaren Vale’s Gorgeous Festival which will feature an impressive line-up of Australian artists and outstanding food and wine from the region.

Adelaide Hills

Open invite for your business to have a taste of Tasting Australia

August 31, 2015

South Australian restaurants and food producers are being urged to take part in the 2016 Tasting Australia Associated Events Program.

Santos Tour Down Under

Santos Tour Down Under set to soar with new partner

August 30, 2015

The profile of the Santos Tour Down Under will continue to take flight with Singapore Airlines named as the new international airline partner

Adelaide Hills

Tourism generates $260 million for Adelaide Hills

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $260 million to the Adelaide Hills regional economy and directly employed 1100 people.

Wilpena Pound

Tourism generates $280 million for Flinders Ranges and Outback

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $280 million for the Flinders Ranges and Outback regional economy and directly employed 1400 people.

Clare Valley

Tourism generates $120 million for Clare Valley region

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $120 million for the Clare Valley regional economy and directly employed 300 people.

Eyre Peninsula

Tourism generates $290 million for Eyre Peninsula

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $290 million for the Eyre Peninsula regional economy and directly employed 1500 people.

Blue Lake

Tourism generates $259 million for Limestone Coast

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed nearly $260 million for the Limestone Coast economy and directly employed 1800 people.

Yorke Peninsula

Tourism generates $236 million for the Yorke Peninsula

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $236 million for the Yorke Peninsula economy and directly employed 900 people.

Remarkable Rocks

Tourism generates $134 million for Kangaroo Island

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $134 million to Kangaroo Island’s regional economy and directly employed 500 people.

Port Willunga

Tourism generates $360 million for Fleurieu Peninsula

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed more than $360 million for the Fleurieu Peninsula economy – the highest of all the regions in South Australia.


Tourism generates $167 million for Murraylands

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $167 million for the Murraylands economy and directly employed 700 people.


Tourism generates $216 million for Barossa Valley region

August 26, 2015

New data shows tourism contributed $216 million for the Barossa Valley regional economy and directly employed 800 people.

Adelaide Fashion Festival

Mercedes-Benz Adelaide presents Adelaide Fashion Festival

August 24, 2015

In another coup for the increasingly dynamic Adelaide Fashion Festival, Mercedes-Benz Adelaide has been secured as the event’s presenting partner.

American River

New ferry service and luxury resort proposed for Kangaroo Island

August 20, 2015

A proposal to build a $35 million marina development with a ferry service and luxury resort on Kangaroo Island has been welcomed by the State Government.

Adelaide city

South Australia and Malaysia collaborate on arts festivals

August 19, 2015

Artistic, cultural and business collaboration is at the heart of an agreement between the Adelaide Festival Centre’s OzAsia Festival and Malaysia’s Georgetown Festival.


Another accolade for incredible Adelaide

August 18, 2015

In another coup for South Australia, Adelaide has today been named the fifth most liveable city in the world.


New $175 million hotel and apartment proposed for city

August 18, 2015

A 30-floor hotel and residential apartment development has been proposed for a prime Adelaide city address, following an agreement struck in Singapore.

Adelaide Convention Centre

South Australia’s $350 million success story

August 16, 2015

At least $350 million will be pumped into the state’s economy from a wide-range of conventions and conferences scheduled for South Australia in the next two years.

Cricket at the Adelaide Oval

South Australian cricketers to train India’s next generation of champions

August 13, 2015

The Adelaide based Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy is targeting young Indian cricketers with a proposal to establish a centre of excellence in India.

AFL at Adelaide Oval

The 2015 AFL Draft to be held in Adelaide

August 11, 2015

For the first time in almost 20 years, the AFL Draft will be held in Adelaide, with the next generation of players chosen in front of a national audience of passionate football fans.

Martindale Hall

New tourism proposal for Martindale Hall

August 05, 2015

The State Government is assessing a proposal to create a wellness retreat and luxury resort at the heritage-listed Martindale Hall in the Clare Valley.

Adelaide Fashion Festival

Adelaide Fashion Festival – local designers on the international stage

August 03, 2015

Hindmarsh Square will be transformed into runway central for the Adelaide Fashion Festival this October, when South Australia’s local fashion industry will be projected to the world.


South Australian artists showcased at SALA

July 31, 2015

The 2015 SALA Festival begins this weekend heralding a month of visual art exhibitions and events across the state

Bupa Challenge Tour

Early bird registrations close today for 2016 Bupa Challenge

July 31, 2015

Early bird registrations close today for recreational cyclists in next year’s Bupa Challenge Tour - as part of at the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under.

ICC World Cup Cricket Film

World Cup Cricket - unprecedented number of visitors from India

July 29, 2015

The number of international visitors from India to South Australia has reached an all-time high, latest figures show.

Crush Festival

Funding boost for South Australia’s much loved events and festivals

July 29, 2015

South Australian events and festivals have been given a funding boost in order to attract even more visitors to the state’s regions.

Fleurieu Peninsula

Funding boost for three Fleurieu Peninsula events

July 29, 2015

Three events held along the Fleurieu Peninsula have been given a funding boost through a program designed to drive more visitors to the region.


Congratulations to Australian Winemaker of the Year Peter Fraser

July 29, 2015

The nation’s top winemaker is Peter Fraser, from McLaren Vale.


Equestrian Grand Final to be held in South Australia

July 28, 2015

The Equestrian Grand Final, which will showcase the nation’s best riders, will take place in Adelaide for the first time this year.

Adelaide Fashion Festival

International stylist Nicole Bonython-Hines joins Adelaide Fashion Festival

July 23, 2015

South Australia’s Nicole Bonython-Hines, known around the world as the “stylists’ stylist”, will return home to join the creative team behind the 2015 Adelaide Fashion Festival.

Santos Tour Down Under

Race routes for 2016 Santos Tour Down Under

July 02, 2015

The race routes for the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under have been announced today, marking the countdown to next year’s event.


More interstate visitors coming to SA – boosting our economy

July 01, 2015

An increasing number of interstate visitors are spending more time in South Australia, the latest National Visitor Survey results show.

Liverpool FC

Last chance to get Liverpool FC vs Adelaide United tickets

July 01, 2015

The final round of tickets for the Liverpool FC vs Adelaide United match will go on sale today.

Clipsal 500

South Australian Tourism Commission and South Australian Motor Sport Board Integration

July 01, 2015

It is with great pleasure that the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) welcomes the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) to the broader SATC team.

Adelaide Oval

South Australia reaps $80 million from ICC Cricket World Cup

June 30, 2015

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup generated about $80 million into the state’s economy and attracted nearly 34,000 international tourists to Adelaide, a new report has revealed.


Fans can watch Liverpool FC at open training session

June 24, 2015

Liverpool FC has today announced it will be holding open training so the public can watch them practice before the sell-out match with Adelaide United.

Adelaide Hills

SA tourism set to shine at nation’s largest travel forum

June 20, 2015

South Australia’s most renowned tourism experiences will be showcased on an international platform at this year’s Australian Tourism Exchange.

South Australia

Another win for tourism operators in the regions

June 18, 2015

It’s an extraordinary time for tourism operators in South Australia and now our regional tourism groups are being urged to apply for additional marketing funding.

Clipsal 500

Clipsal 500, AFL and World Cup Cricket – huge economic benefits for South Australia

June 16, 2015

The 2015 Clipsal 500 generated a record $60.6 million for the South Australian economy and created 440 full-time equivalent jobs.

McLaren Vale

PLONK 2 – the satirical comedy starring South Australia

June 15, 2015

South Australia’s winemakers, celebrity cooks and local personalities will make an appearance in season two of the satirical comedy PLONK.

Adelaide Fringe Festival

Major boost for growing tourism and international education sectors

June 14, 2015

The 2015-16 State Budget will include a major funding package of almost $50 million over four years to drive the economy and jobs creation in two growth industries – tourism and international education.

Golden Oldies World Football Festival

Adelaide to host Golden Oldies World Football Festival

May 28, 2015

Adelaide has secured the Golden Oldies World Football Festival which will attract more than 1000 players to South Australia.

Antti Suominen

Liverpool fan from Finland wins trip of a lifetime to SA

May 28, 2015

More than 15,000 people from 145 countries entered a once in a lifetime competition to see Liverpool FC take on Adelaide United.

Adelaide City

Games of Rhones preview for 2016 Tasting Australia

May 23, 2015

There will be more than 100 wines on offer at this weekend’s Game of Rhones event in Adelaide which celebrates the classic grape varieties of France’s Rhone Valley.


Karl, Lisa and the Today Show to showcase best of SA

May 25, 2015

Some of South Australia's favourite tourism destinations will be shown off to the nation.

Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival

Kernewek Lowender – eight days of Cornish festivities

May 17, 2015

More than 35,000 people are expected to attend the Kernewek Lowender Copper Coast Cornish Festival which starts today.


Cleland wildlife precinct to become international destination

May 16, 2015

Investment opportunities in a bold $100 million-plus redevelopment of South Australia’s Cleland Wildlife Park will be pitched to international partners – starting with Premier Jay Weatherill’s trade and investment mission to China next week.


Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend – oldest festival of its kind

May 16, 2015

There are twenty wineries to explore at this weekend’s Clare Valley Gourmet Weekend – the oldest event of its type in Australia.

Adelaide City

High achieving travel agents to learn more about SA

May 14, 2015

More than 100 travel agents will arrive in South Australia today so they can learn about our state and then promote it the world.


New Tourism Chair to focus on international engagement and jobs

May 14, 2015

The South Australian Tourism Commission Board will undergo changes to its leadership, with a renewed focus on international engagement to help create jobs across the state.

Long Lunch

Countdown is on - 2016 Tasting Australia

May 05, 2015

As the 12 month countdown to Tasting Australia begins, the event’s two creative directors are playing a key role in promoting the state’s iconic touring route.

Murray River

Mannum Floatfest to attempt Guinness World Record

May 02, 2015

This weekend the Murray River will host more than 2100 floating vessels all participating in a Guinness World Record attempt at Floatfest 2015.

Design a Mini Float Competition

Students urged to get creative in competition for Pageant mini float

May 01, 2015

School students are invited to get creative and enter a competition to design a mini float that will feature in the 2015 Credit Union Christmas Pageant.

win the trip of a lifetime to South Australia

Liverpool competition – the ultimate away goal

May 01, 2015

A Liverpool supporter could win the trip of a lifetime to South Australia if they answer three questions correctly about our state.

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island to host FEASTival for the senses

April 30, 2015

There will be a wide range of food and cultural experiences on offer during Kangaroo Island’s FEASTival which begins tomorrow

Granite Island

Granite Island proposal proceeds to next stage

April 23, 2015

The State Government will assess a proposal that could result in a new tourist venture based from the Granite Island Kiosk.

Adelaide City

New five-star hotel will be Adelaide’s first for nearly 30 years

April 21, 2015

Construction of the first internationally branded five-star hotel to be built in Adelaide for nearly 30 years will begin in 2017 after the international Hotel chain Accor was selected by the Palumbo Group to operate the hotel.


SA enters new partnership with the NT to progress economies

April 17, 2015

The South Australian and Northern Territory Governments have today signed an agreement that will see the two jurisdictions work closer together on issues including building new infrastructure, growing tourism as well as environmental conservation.

Stadium Super Trucks

Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Trucks return to Clipsal 500 Adelaide

April 17, 2015

American NASCAR driver and off-road racing star Robby Gordon is returning to the Clipsal 500 next year.


Williamstown named 2015 Santos Best Dressed Town

April 16, 2015

Williamstown has been named the winner of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under Best Dressed Town Competition.

Caravanning in the Murraylands

Rally provides great opportunity to drive to SA’s regions

April 15, 2015

More than 1400 members of the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia – who will be in South Australia this week – have been encouraged to visit the state’s regions.

Barossa Vintage Festival

More than 55,000 to enjoy Barossa Vintage Festival from tomorrow

April 14, 2015

Lovers of world-renowned wine and food are going to be spoilt for choice at the Barossa Vintage Festival which starts tomorrow.

Adelaide Convention Centre

SA tourism operators shine at prestigious Awards night

April 11, 2015

South Australian tourism operators were honoured on home soil at last night’s Qantas Australian Tourism Awards, receiving a total of eight medals

Kangaroo Island

$2 million funding boost to build tourism infrastructure

April 10, 2015

More than $2 million will be spent on new infrastructure – including bike and wilderness trails - in four South Australian regions in order to attract more tourists to our state.


Government and industry to expand nature-based tourism

April 02, 2015

More than 5,000 tourism industry representatives have today been asked to share their views on how government, industry and the community can work together to unlock the potential of nature-based tourism in South Australia.


Boost for regional jobs and tourism through new Clare Valley centre

March 27, 2015

Visitors to the Clare Valley have a new tourist attraction with the opening of a new micro brewery at Pikes Wines.


Adelaide to host 2017 World Hapkido Championships in huge event coup

March 26, 2015

Adelaide has been chosen as the host city for the 2017 World Hapkido Seminar and Championship, in a major coup worth $5 million to the state’s economy.

Adelaide Oval

More than 1.6m sport and music fans enjoy first year of new Adelaide Oval

March 25, 2015

One year on from the completion of its redevelopment, the Adelaide Oval has proven itself as a sporting and entertainment venue that continues to captivate Australia and the world.

Dirty Apron

Food, wine and music – Adelaide’s East End a film maker’s delight

March 25, 2015

Chefs, business owners and musicians of Adelaide’s East End feature in a new short film aimed at promoting the city as the food and wine capital of Australia.


Cleland’s koalas discover a new home in Hong Kong

March 23, 2015

Three South Australian koalas from Cleland Wildlife Park have officially moved into their new home at Ocean Park Hong Kong, where they are set to promote South Australia as a destination of choice to more than 7 million park visitors each year.

Stage 6

2015 Santos Tour Down Under delivers record $47.9m windfall

March 19, 2015

The 2015 Santos Tour Down Under delivered South Australia a massive windfall, generating almost $50 million in revenue to the State.

Adelaide City

From PLONK to Hollywood glamour, SA wine industry has it all

March 16, 2015

"South Australia is to wine what Hollywood is to movies,” gushed Joshua Tyler, one of the stars of PLONK, a satirical wine show that takes a comedic and insightful look into the trials and tribulations of making of a serious lifestyle program.

Festival Centre

Upgrades to the Festival Centre

March 15, 2015

The Festival Centre will undergo major structural and façade upgrades as part of the transformation of Festival Plaza into a world-class destination at the heart of the Riverbank precinct.

Adelaide City

Vibrant new look for Festival Plaza

March 14, 2015

The State Government will commit $180 million to redeveloping the Festival Plaza precinct under a $610m agreement reached with Walker Corporation.

Flinders Chase National Park

Blazing a trail on the spectacular south coast of Kangaroo Island

March 13, 2015

The next phase of construction of the Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail is underway with the State Government announcing a contract for completion of the $5 million, 63 kilometre trail.


SA dishes up premium food and wine at Asia’s premier theme park

March 10, 2015

South Australia’s delicious premium food and wine is now on the restaurant menus at one of the world’s most popular theme parks as part of a special celebration of the state’s produce.


WOMADelaide set to bring global sounds to the city

March 06, 2015

WOMADelaide - ‘the world’s festival’ and one of Australia’s favourite outdoor concert events returns to Adelaide this long weekend with an array of international, national and local artists.

Clipsal 500

Huge attendance of 285,000 at 2015 Clipsal 500 Adelaide

March 02, 2015

Tourism Minister Leon Bignell said perfect weather and an unrivalled fan experience both on and off the race track saw huge crowds flock to the 17th Clipsal 500 Adelaide at the weekend.

Adelaide City

Big win for SA tourism as Adelaide to host world business showcase

February 23, 2015

South Australia's $5.3 billion visitor economy is about to receive a significant boost with the awarding of a major event later this year.

SA Wine

International stage for South Australia’s premium wine

February 20, 2015

South Australia’s premium wine will feature at a major North American festival during the next few days.

Media Call

Liverpool FC legend tours Adelaide Oval ahead of sell out match

February 19, 2015

It’s official – the exhibition match between the Liverpool Football Club and Adelaide United at the Adelaide Oval on July 20 is a sell out.


Free public transport for Liverpool and Adelaide United clash

February 17, 2015

Tens of thousands of football fans will be able to make the most of free public transport for the huge clash between Liverpool and Adelaide United at the Adelaide Oval.

Clipsal 500

Clipsal 500 – all revved up and 10 days to go

February 17, 2015

Preparations are in full swing at Adelaide’s Victoria Park with just 10 days to go until the V8 Supercars season opener at the 2015 Clipsal 500 Adelaide, which runs from 26 February to 1 March.

Cellar Door Wine Festival

Exciting ‘New Producers’ at Cellar Door Wine Festival 2015

February 16, 2015

The latest offerings from new South Australian food producers will be showcased in the New Producers’ area at the multi-award winning Cellar Door Wine Festival to be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 20-22 February 2015.

Kangaroo Island

South Australians encouraged to ‘explore more’ on Kangaroo Island

February 15, 2015

The close proximity of Kangaroo Island, its wildlife and food and wine adventures will be promoted in a new commercial to be released in Adelaide cinemas and on television until March and again later this year.


Classics return in expanded Adelaide Motorsport Festival

February 13, 2015

Classic car rallying will make a return to South Australia as part of the 2015 Adelaide Motorsport Festival to be held from October 16-18.


SA’s Indian community welcome their cricket idols to Adelaide today

February 11, 2015

Members of South Australia’s Indian community will be out in force today when the Indian cricket team is presented to the public at Adelaide Oval’s Southern Plaza.

Renmark Rose Festival

Regional events funding applications open

February 11, 2015

Applications are now open for State Government grants to provide valuable financial and marketing support for events and festivals in regional South Australia.

Tasting Australia

Creative team and dates confirmed for Tasting Australia

February 11, 2015

The creative team that took Tasting Australia to new heights in 2014 will return for the festival’s next edition in 2016.

Adelaide Bite Line Up

Norwood to host Australian Baseball League Championship Series

February 06, 2015

Norwood Oval will this weekend host the Australian Baseball League Championship Series, which will see the winner awarded the iconic Claxton Shield.


Liverpool coming to Adelaide Oval

February 04, 2015

One of the world’s most famous sporting teams – Liverpool Football Club – will play an exhibition match at the Adelaide Oval in July, as part of the club’s 2015 pre-season tour.

Cruise Ship

Cruise ship season reaches peak

January 31, 2015

South Australia’s cruise ship season is set to hit a peak, with 21 cruise ships visiting Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Port Lincoln during the next two months.

Food and Wine

Grants available for food and wine innovation

January 26, 2015

The State Government is making almost $500,000 in grants available for Riverland, Murraylands and Limestone Coast food and wine businesses looking to grow through innovation.

Be Safe Ben Seen MAC Stage 6

Family day for Santos Tour Down Under finale

January 25, 2015

A huge crowd is expected in the city today for the final stage of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under.

Anna Meares and German star Jens Voigt

Meares and Voigt named Tour Down Under ambassadors

January 24, 2015

Australia’s track cycling queen Anna Meares and German star Jens Voigt will be official ambassadors for the Santos Tour Down Under for the next two years.

Willunga Hill

TDU peloton faces toughest test yet on Willunga Hill

January 24, 2015

The notorious Willunga Hill will be the centrepiece of today’s BikeExchange Stage 5 of the Santos Tour Down Under.

Barossa. Be Consumed

Winning streak continues for Barossa campaign

January 19, 2015

South Australia’s multi-award winning Barossa. Be Consumed television campaign has won another prestigious international award – the Gold Camera Award in Tourism Films at the 2014 US International Film & Video Festival.

Santos Tour Down Under

2015 Santos Tour Down Under set to be the best ever

January 17, 2015

The State Government’s significantly increased investment in the Santos Tour Down Under is set to make the event the biggest and best ever.

Adelaide Oval

SA launches microsite for World Cup Cricket fans

January 16, 2015

The State Government has developed a new microsite packed with information for visitors coming to Adelaide for the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Subaru Tour Tracker

Subaru Tour Tracker now LIVE

January 15, 2015

Cycling fans will have even more access to what’s happening before, during and after all the stages of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under with the introduction of Subaru Tour Tracker.

Santos Tour Down Under

UniSA-Australia team announced for 2015 Santos Tour Down Under

January 14, 2015

A dynamic UniSA-Australia team will feature seven of Australia’s best given the opportunity to impress on the world stage at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under.

Adelaide Hills

No change to Tour Down Under race routes

January 13, 2015

The biggest cycling race outside of Europe, the Santos Tour Down Under, will go ahead as scheduled next week.

Santos Tour Down Under

ORICA-GreenEDGE to light up Santos Tour Down Under

January 12, 2015

An aggressive mindset and stage win aspirations will drive a strong seven-man ORICA-GreenEDGE squad at the Santos Tour Down Under starting next week.

Bupa Challenge Tour

John Steffensen to put pedal to the metal at 2015 Santos Tour Down Under

January 10, 2015

Australian Olympic silver medalist and Nine Network Wide World of Sports reporter, John Steffensen, will visit Adelaide to participate in the Bupa Challenge Tour as part of the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under.

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Bushfire update

January 09, 2015

The tremendous effort of the South Australian Country Fire Service and emergency services have brought the bushfires under control in the Adelaide Hills. Crews will continue to assess the safety of all roads in the affected areas and undertake the removal

Team Sky

Team Sky ready to race with Ochre firmly set in their sights

January 07, 2015

Tasmanian cycling great Richie Porte will be motivated and riding with intent to win the Santos Ochre Leader’s Jersey when he leads Team Sky at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under.

TDU through the vines

French FDJ.fr team line up confirmed

January 06, 2015

Finnish National Road Race champion Jussi Veikkanen will feature in the line-up of his French FDJ.fr team at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under.

Santos Tour Down Under

International teams on their way to South Australia

January 06, 2015

The eyes of the world will be again watching Adelaide this month, with international cycling teams arriving in preparation for the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under touching down this week.

Tour Down Under

Join the NEW Ladies Day on Tour

January 02, 2015

In an event first, in 2015, the Santos Tour Down Under wants ladies and their friends to join them on tour.

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