Positive Outcomes

Since its establishment, the Capital City Committee has delivered or facilitated many successful projects for Adelaide and the people of South Australia.

These successful recent initiatives were diverse, such as supporting Adelaide’s young entrepreneurs, creating more cyclist and pedestrian-friendly zones, reforming the city’s planning regime, reducing red tape, activating side streets and laneways, piloting projects for a ‘vibrant and safe’ West End, continuing sustainability projects, and supporting Festivals Adelaide and Renew Adelaide.

The diversity of projects the Committee has been associated with demonstrates its broad remit for the city’s strategic development. Projects have also included the redevelopment of North Terrace, pioneering sustainability projects, facilitation of student accommodation, the creation of an urban forest and support for the inaugural Adelaide Thinker in Residence.

To find out more about the Committee’s work read the Committee’s annual reports.


  • North Terrace redevelopment

    North Terrace Redevelopment

    The successful redevelopment of the North Terrace cultural boulevard has significantly improved the public realm and has won numerous national design awards. The redevelopment has also helped to enliven and invigorate the cultural institutions along the northern edge of North Terrace. The value of this project was further reinforced by the success of the Northern […]

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  • Hindley Street, Adelaide

    West End Safety Trial (WEST)

    The West End Safety Trial (WEST) was a pilot project in the city’s West End entertainment precinct with a vision for ‘A vibrant and exciting city’. The West End community, Government of South Australia including SA Police and Adelaide City Council partnered to deliver 13 separate initiatives in and around Hindley Street over the period […]

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  • Tuxedo Cat during the 2012 Fringe Festival

    Renew Adelaide

    Renew Adelaide brings the city to life by placing creative enterprises in empty commercial spaces. In addition to revitalizing urban areas, Renew Adelaide benefits property owners and those running creative endeavours, as well as boosting social and economic activity. Renew Adelaide’s model is based on arrangements with property owners on a short-term and rent-free basis, […]

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  • Adelaide Festival's Barrio 2012

    Festivals Adelaide

    Festivals Adelaide brings together the city’s ten major arts festivals to collaborate and use their collective capacity to deliver new initiatives to grow audiences and boost South Australia’s reputation as the Festival State. Festivals Adelaide is the first alliance of one city’s major arts and cultural festivals in the southern hemisphere. Representatives of the main […]

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  • Hub Adelaide, interior. Image courtesy Denis Smith Photography

    Hub Adelaide

    Hub Adelaide connects young Adelaide entrepreneurs to a global network of 35+ other Hubs and users worldwide.

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