Thousands of people come through the park every day, commuting to or from the city. It is truly a family park, with almost 150,000 visits by kids using the playspace and ovals here each year. King Rodney Park consists of an almost-rectangular…

At the time, the South Australian Register newspaper described the proposed building as “a chaste design in the Tudor Gothic, but by no means an ambitious structure for an episcopal palace." The architect, Mr Stuckey, died less than six…

Those two historic school buildings still exist. The one in Currie Street is now the Adelaide Remand Centre. The old building in Grote Street is used as a pre-school. They were the two sites of the Adelaide High School. When it opened in 1908,…

Most of the trees within the Adelaide Park Lands were planted after European settlement, and chosen by various Adelaide City head gardeners over the years. However there are some remnant native species that still exist having survived despite…

The colonisation of Australia effectively dispossessed Aboriginal people who had lived on this continent for tens of thousands of years. In the Adelaide region, the First Nations people are known as the Kaurna people. There are some general…