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Way back in 1889 the urban woodland in what was then Park 16A was the site of the inaugural Arbor Day in Australia. This predecessor to the Landcare movement took place as a mass communal act of tree planting. About 5,000 schoolchildren were…

Prior to 1869, market gardeners would travel to Richard Vaughan’s East End Markets, which by 1869 was frequently at capacity, with traders who could not fit or refused to pay the fee spilling out onto the footpaths surrounding the market…

The area was fenced in 2012 (at first temporarily) in order to prevent trampling during the annual car racing event. The City Council has a formal management plan in place with the State Government Environment department to protect these species.…

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Adelaide City Explorer

Adelaide City Explorer is a new way to discover the treasures, secrets, mysteries and delights of Adelaide’s heritage. Take a self-guided trail to uncover the stories of the city and find your Adelaide. This website –produced in partnership with the Adelaide City Council– is optimised for mobile use or you can download the app for Android and iOS devices. Read more About Us