- South Australia is the only state in Australia settled by free people. It was conceived and built with a vision of freedom from religious persecution and to be populated by people who owned their own land.
- The first South Australians in the Adelaide region were the Kaurna (pronounced Garna) people
- On 21 March 2018, the Kaurna were recognised as native title holders for lands around Adelaide.
- Gate crashing a party and refusing to leave when requested is illegal and comes with a maximum fine of $5,000 or a year’s imprisonment.
- The Jewish community in Adelaide dates from 1840.
- A newspaper article referenced Adelaide as the “City of Churches” in 1867 and it has been used ever since
- Adelaide is home to Australia’s oldest permanent mosque.
- Adelaide has the highest ratio of cafes and restaurants to residents than any other city in Australia.
- Elon Musk built the world’s biggest battery for South Australia’s renewable energy grid – and it works.
…..And not only that
- Adelaide Convention Centre. The recently completed nine-year expansion project costing $390million, has transformed the venue into one of the most flexible and technologically advanced convention centres in the world. (Read more here “Simon says…..Adelaide is great!”)
Get the full inside story on why your business needs to know about South Australia and the organisations that supported this feature in the next issue of CoS, which hits the shelves first week of July and contains exclusive interviews with several South Australian key figures including, Premier Steven Marshall and the Trade & Tourism Minister David Ridgway.