Amazing weather, affordable living costs, a quick commute, world-class facilities, education and entertainment are just some of the reasons you’ll love living here.


Adelaide is the vibrant capital city of South Australia with an estimated population of 1.38 million people. The broader South Australian population sits at around 1.7 million people.


Bask in South Australia’s sunshine with our Mediterranean climate consisting of warm, dry summers and mild winters. For more information about seasonal weather, visit the South Australia website.

Cost of Living

As one of the more affordable places to live and work in Australia, your money will go further in South Australia. Affordable housing means that more than two-thirds of South Australians own their homes, and rental prices are some of the lowest in the country.


Adelaide commuters spend 20 minutes less in traffic on average per day compared to Melbourne and Sydney.


South Australia has a world-class education system for students from pre-school to post-graduate level.

There are approximately 200 government, independent and Catholic schools for pre-school, primary school and secondary schooling. Our schools provide high quality education and internationally recognised qualifications with pathways to tertiary education, all in a supportive, safe and caring environment. For more information about South Australian schools, visit the South Australian Department for Education website.

Universities in Adelaide are ranked among the top 2% in the world. Carnegie Mellon, Cranfield University and the University College of London have chosen Adelaide as the base for their Asia Pacific campuses. For more information about university and higher education options for international students, visit the Study Adelaide website.

For more information about the lifestyle in metropolitan Adelaide and our South Australia regions, visit our lifestyle page.