Why Work in South Australia
It's a brilliant blend
Beautiful beaches, world-class vineyards, an abundance of quality food and wine and a laid back vibe, it’s no wonder that South Australians enjoy such a unique way of life. Adelaide is the capital of the state of South Australia with a population of over 1.1 million people, the fifth largest city in Australia.
A good work-life balance is something most people aspire to and Adelaide is a city where you can have both a career and a fantastic family life. All Australian capital cities offer different things. Adelaide is a city where people can still get anywhere within twenty minutes, where you can play cricket on the beach with your family and then enjoy a relaxing beer or wine at any number of bars or cafes. Adelaide is a city full of friendly, outgoing people that are more than willing to tell you how good life in South Australia really is.
It's cheaper than you think
Adelaide is one of the least expensive cities in the world, according to a survey conducted by global economics consultants Mercer Consulting Group.
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The Weather is Great
The winters averaging 15°C. weather is one of the major contributors to Adelaide’s easygoing way of life. Adelaide’s climate is Mediterranean, with warm, dry summers averaging 29°C and mild.
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Wine and Dine on local produce
Food and wine prices are low and the produce is local. You can expect to pay less for more.
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It's the festival state.
There is always something to do. Adelaide hosts more than 400 vibrant festivals throughout the year.
Learn more about the festivals and major events Adelaide has to offer
Adelaide has a world-class education system from pre-school to university. This includes a range of child care options, excellent public schools and affordable private schools (several offering international baccalaureate curriculum), outstanding universities and job-focused vocational training.
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Getting around - Maps and useful information
A selection of city maps, walking trials and coastal maps for South Australia and some useful information for moving to Adelaide.
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