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Jebediah to headline Sounds in the Square – Salisbury Secret Garden

January 26, 2018

Australian award winning rock band Jebediah is set to headline this year’s Sounds in the Square at Salisbury Secret Garden on Saturday 3 March! With a career spanning 20 years, Jebediah have become Australian favourites with 5 albums and 10 hits in triple j‘s Hottest 100. On Saturday 3 March Jebediah will take to the stage for this…

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Your new Discover Salisbury guide is out now!

January 17, 2018

This week our first edition (Jan-Mar 2018) of Discover Salisbury hit the streets! The publication is part of the ‘Discover Salisbury’ tourism and visitor campaign promoting our City’s hidden gems, unique attractions and growing events calendar. The ‘Discover Salisbury’ campaign was launched last month to showcase local attractions, upcoming events, recreational opportunities and more while…

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Salisbury Secret Garden program launch

December 12, 2017

Discover the Secret Garden! The 2018 program for the Salisbury Secret Garden was launched on Friday 8 December 2017. The 2018 program will be more accessible than ever before with shows scheduled throughout the City of Salisbury including Ingle Farm, Pooraka, Mawson Lakes and of course the Secret Garden itself in Salisbury City Centre. Keep…

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Get back to nature with Salisbury Plays

October 4, 2018

Come and join in the fun of nature play at Salisbury Plays St Kilda on Sunday 14 October from 12 noon to 3pm at St Kilda Adventure Playground, Fooks Terrace, St Kilda. The City of Salisbury’s popular Salisbury Plays event is back and this time, it’s bigger than ever. In an event-first, Council will be…

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Get ready to discover school holiday fun!

October 4, 2018

The kids will be spoilt for choice this school holidays with a myriad of activities to choose from in and around the City of Salisbury. From exploring our parks and playgrounds to delighting in our aviation history – there’s something for everyone, including the adults, these school holidays. City of Salisbury Mayor Gillian Aldridge OAM,…

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Salisbury Writers’ Festival a sell out!

September 24, 2018

Sell out numbers attended the Salisbury Writers’ Festival on the weekend of 24-26 August. Hosted by the City of Salisbury in partnership with Writers SA, the Salisbury Writers’ Festival continued to support local writers and, for the first time, enthusiasts could follow their passions and choose from creative or business writing streams. The festival kicked…

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Impressive attendance at Vietnam Veterans Day 2018

August 22, 2018

There was an impressive attendance at Vietnam Veterans Day, held at Montague Farm Estate on Saturday 18 August. The event was also held to commemorate the anniversary of the battle of Long Tan. People of all ages gathered to pay their respects and listen to guest speakers, including the Governor of South Australia His Excellency…

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Discover Salisbury lift-out now available in Salisbury Aware

August 14, 2018

It’s here – and it’s got something extra inside! The Winter edition of Salisbury Aware is out now, and includes a handy Discover Salisbury lift-out, full to the brim with events and fun things to do. Download a copy of Salisbury Aware, or view it online : www.salisbury.sa.gov.au/salisburyaware Download the Discover Salisbury lift-out or view…

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City of Salisbury to Commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day

August 14, 2018

The City of Salisbury will commemorate the Australian servicemen and women deployed during the Vietnam War at its annual ceremony for Vietnam Veterans Day. The special service will be held at Henderson Square in Montague Farm Estate, starting at 11 am on Saturday 18 August 2018 – the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.…

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Para Hills Community Hub Officially Opens its Doors

July 30, 2018

To celebrate the newly completed Para Hills Community Hub, an Open Day will be held between 11am – 3pm on Saturday 11 August 2018. This free event is a wonderful opportunity for the whole community to experience some of the innovative programs that will be held at the Para Hills Community Hub as well as…

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Novel Approach for 2018 Salisbury Writers’ Festival

July 24, 2018

This year will see a new chapter for the popular Salisbury Writers’ Festival. For the first time, the festival will include two different streams for attendees to choose from – a creative writing stream and a business writing stream. The Salisbury Writers’ Festival is hosted by the City of Salisbury in partnership with Writers SA.…

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Stroll Along the Salisbury SALA Trail

July 16, 2018

The community is invited to explore the Salisbury SALA Trail this August, as the annual South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. The Salisbury SALA Trail will run for the whole month of August. The trail will feature an array of artworks at numerous venues across the City of Salisbury Exhibits on…

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Watershed Art Prize winners announced

May 2, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 WATERSHED ART PRIZE winners who on Friday 27 April were awarded with prizes from one of five categories. Main prize category: 1st Prize $5000 “The Night Watch” by Gerhard Ritter 2nd Prize $2,500 “Ibises” by Roland Weight Young emerging artist category 13-17 years: $500 “Home” by Talia Lu Mayor’s choice: “Blissful…

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Discover Salisbury with the click of a button

April 20, 2018

An initiative from the City of Salisbury Tourism and Visitor Strategy 2016 – 2021, Discover Salisbury gives you all of the city’s culture, events, attractions and family fun at your fingertips. With brand new artwork, maps, and access on your social media channels, it’s now even easier to find out what’s happening in and around the local…

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Harmony Day 2018 a sea of colour

March 22, 2018

The City of Salisbury’s John Harvey Gallery was a sea of colour on 21 March for Harmony Day 2018 celebrations. This year, the theme was “Hats from around the world” and there were certainly plenty of those. The hat parade was fascinating and educational, as we heard from each participant some history behind each one.  From…

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Watershed Art Prize Exhibition opens on 27 April

March 15, 2018

The Watershed Art Prize encourages awareness of water as a precious resource and encourages South Australian artists to explore water conservation and the role it plays in creating a more liveable environment. The exhibition opens on 27 April and runs until 1 June. Find out more in our “events” section. The City of Salisbury is…

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The Salisbury Secret Garden wins Adelaide Fringe Award

March 9, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Salisbury Secret Garden has been awarded the BankSA Best Event for week 3 of Adelaide Fringe. With over 11,000 people attending Salisbury Secret Garden events, we are so grateful for all of the support and feedback the event has received. Thanks to BankSA and Adelaide Fringe for this…

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#PressforProgress: International Women’s Day Breakfast 2018

March 5, 2018

Mayor Gillian Aldridge will again be hosting the City of Salisbury’s International Women’s Day breakfast, on Thursday 8 March at the Parafield Gardens Community Club. City of Salisbury Mayor Aldridge said this year’s theme for International Women’s Day 2018 is #PressforProgress. “The City of Salisbury Council strongly encourage individuals and businesses to #PressforProgress  by driving…

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Updated Salisbury Secret Garden program out now!

February 5, 2018

The Salisbury Secret Garden is fast approaching, and we now have an updated program for you. With Jebediah headlining Sounds in the Square on Saturday 3 March, Salisbury is going to rock! Download the new program here or view below:

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ANNOUNCEMENT: THE AUSTRALIA DAY FAMILY PICNIC HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT.

January 23, 2018

We regret to advise that due to temperatures set to reach 42 degrees in Salisbury on Australia Day, 26 January that we have no choice but to cancel the Australia Day Family Picnic. The decision has been made in the interests of public, vendor, and staff safety. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope that…

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Get your program for the Australia Day Family Picnic

January 19, 2018

Going to the Australia Day Family Picnic? This is one of Salisbury’s largest events! Bring your family along and celebrate Australia Day in the beautiful Carisbrooke Park. The day kicks off with entertainment and a FREE community breakfast from 8am. This massive day of family-friendly entertainment includes live music and performances, low cost activities for…

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Salisbury Community Christmas Parade a great success

December 6, 2017

Thanks to the Salisbury Business Association for the fabulous Salisbury Community Christmas Parade on Saturday 2 December. City of Salisbury Mayor Gillian Aldridge rode on the wonderful carriage from Classic Carriage Drives, along with Parade competition winner Sonia and her beautiful children. Thanks to all the incredible Parade participants, the organisers, the sponsors and of course everyone who came along!…

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Amazing Christmas lights across Adelaide

December 6, 2017

Do you love travelling around finding Christmas lights? Homes all over Adelaide are lighting up the streets as we speak. The City of Salisbury certainly has a few spectacularly lit-up homes worth a look at. Find them on this handy map: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/special-features/christmas-lights

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Summer swimming lessons at Salisbury Swimming Pool

November 6, 2017

The Adelaide summer can be long and hot, and there’s nothing like a trip to the beach or the local pool to cool off and have some fun. So, it’s an essential skill for children to learn how to swim and be safe in the water. The Salisbury Swimming Pool within the Salisbury Recreation Precinct…

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Calling all star gazers and junior astronauts

November 6, 2017

The University of South Australia’s Planetarium will soon be releasing their January School Holiday Program. Venture to the Adelaide Planetarium, a theatre with a domed-shaped ceiling and a star projector to realistically show the position of constellations, stars and planets. You can almost feel the earth turn as the projector rotates to simulate the motion…

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