Living in Adelaide

An enviable lifestyle

Rated the tenth most liveable city in the world*, Adelaide is a wonderful place to live and work. The South Australian capital is a relaxed, safe, pollution-free and easily navigated city of around 1.4 million, set between pristine beaches and scenic hills.

Living in Adelaide - Image at the Fringe Festival, group of people sitting on the grass having fun

Adelaide is well known for its vibrant food and wine culture. The city’s diverse cultural mix ensures a wide range of restaurants and cafes, offering high-quality food at affordable prices. South Australia is also recognised as Australia's wine state, with major wine regions just a short drive from the city.

The weather’s generally moderate, with regular beach-going temperatures in summer, and the cost of travel is considerably lower than in many other Australian cities.

Affordable accommodation

There are many levels of accommodation available in Adelaide, all relatively affordable compared with other Australian capital cities. As you’d expect, accommodation close to the city centre is generally the most expensive.

For of a three-bedroom house in Adelaide's middle suburbs, the median purchase price is around $470,000 and the median rental price is approximately $350 per week.

To search for a property to buy or rent, visit: Real Estate; or Domain.

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