Vibrant City

Adelaide is considered to be one of the most liveable cities on the planet. It is well known for its arts festivals, fine foods and wine. It has an advanced economy, world class universities and a flourishing multicultural heritage.

Adelaide shares many qualities with the greatest cities in the world, and we are receiving recognition for the innovative ways we're bringing fresh energy and life to our city.

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About Vibrant City

The Vibrant City program is geared toward creating a city where more people want to live, work and spend time because there is always something to do.

The program is achieving this by improving and maximising opportunities for:


We want everyone
to feel like Adelaide is a place
they want to come to enjoy.

Project progress

The Vibrant City program started two years ago and is gaining real momentum in revitalising the city. We are seeing increases in people living, working, spending time and investing in our city. We are also witnessing greater confidence in our entrepreneurs to start up and carry out business in our CBD.

News + events

City Makers grants for fifteen entrepreneurs

27th May 2015 in City streets and laneways, News, Vibrant City

A basement rehearsal space, a performing arts company planning a piece of public art and a community café supporting disadvantaged people will all receive City Makers funds. City Makers grants help people with innovative ideas to deliver...

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Unlocking housing growth for Adelaide

11th May 2015 in Community Consultation, urban renewal, Vibrant City

Planning is underway and consultation is about to commence on the second stage of the inner metro growth project to promote renewal of suburbs close to the Adelaide CBD.    This second stage extends the project to additional council areas...

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Before the Bounce at the Blue Hive on 3 May

30th April 2015 in Blue Hive, Riverbank Precinct, Vibrant City

If you’re on your way to the watch the showdown between Port Adelaide and Crows this weekend, stop by the Blue Hive at the southern end of the Riverbank Bridge and enjoy great atmosphere, music, food and drinks. Some of Adelaide’s favourite...

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