Adelaide's City Deal

What is a 'City Deal'?

A 'City Deal' is a 10-year partnership between the 3 levels of Government – Federal, State and Local, with specific, aligned goals for the advancement of the State and Capital City.

What does South Australia’s City Deal look like?

The City Deal was signed on 19th March 2019 and delivers $551 million in joint investment — $174 million from the Australian Government, $364 million from the Government of South Australia and $12.6 million from the City of Adelaide — to realise projects and initiatives that grow the state’s skilled workforce and innovation industries, as well as enhancing the city’s reputation as a great place to live, visit, study, work and do business.

Through the City Deal, each government has made commitments that support shared objectives of:

  • Growing Adelaide’s innovation economy
  • Supporting population growth in Adelaide and South Australia
  • Boosting Adelaide’s cultural and tourism economy

Further details about the Adelaide City Deal can be found on the Federal Government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications website.

What projects will City of Adelaide execute as part of the City Deal?

The City of Adelaide will deliver projects that support:

  • The visitor economy, through a digital customer experience;
  • The safety of our community through an upgraded, smart CCTV system;
  • The connectivity and digital inclusion of our community, through an upgraded Public Wi-Fi service