Heritage is about the future, not just the past.  It is about the quality and character of the places we live.  For almost 60 years, the National Trust of South Australia, a not-for-profit community organisation, has led the call to preserve our heritage.    Join us in discovering, exploring, celebrating and protecting the heritage of the City of Adelaide.  Let us know what you care about!

  • Australian Heritage Week in Adelaide  13-19 April 2015

    Australian Heritage Week in Adelaide 13-19 April 2015

    This week is Australian Heritage Week, a national celebration of our heritage, a chance to discover our built, cultural and natural heritage.  This year's program includes talks, guided walks, performances, a children's play day and new ways to explore our heritage with the Adelaide City Explorer mobile app.  There's music, ... Read More »
  • Manitoba Housing Complex listed

    Manitoba Housing Complex listed

    The Manitoba Housing Complex on Carrington Street has been provisionally listed as a State Heritage place. The Complex is important as the first public rental housing scheme of its kind to be built in the City of Adelaide by the South Australian Housing Trust, reflecting a major change in its tradition of building ... Read More »
  • Opinion: So much for the Vibrant City

    Opinion: So much for the Vibrant City

    A peculiarity of the current government is that it appears to have two ministers for heritage – one for and one against. Ian Hunter oversees the Heritage Council which looks after places of importance to the State and occasionally adds some. John Rau, Minister for Planning, acts as the Minister Against Heritage, ... Read More »
  • Old Adelaide Treasury Tours

    Old Adelaide Treasury Tours

    Explore the former Adelaide Treasury, one of Adelaide’s oldest and most significant heritage sites. It was here that gold from the eastern states was stored to be smelted into the Adelaide Pound. The tour includes the former Cabinet Room of the South Australian Government that is in its ... Read More »
  • City Treasure: Adelaide Arcade

    City Treasure: Adelaide Arcade

    Adelaide Arcade is one of the city's architectural and shopping gems. Built in 1885, it is home to more than 100 speciality retail outlets on two levels of  well preserved Victorian elegance. The arcade is home to a museum and to one of South Australia's cultural icons, Haigh's chocolate. You can enter Adelaide Arcade from ... Read More »

At Risk

Manitoba Housing Complex listed

Under Threat

Future of Heritage Public Forum February 20th


Opinion: So much for the Vibrant City