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Residents Guide

Your Place, Your Space. Live your way in the Adelaide Hills. Information and resources for residents of the Adelaide Hills Council region.

About Adelaide Hills

Discover Play Bikeway in Charleston


The Adelaide Hills plays host to a variety of activities, markets and festivals, while the Council hosts a diverse program of events for everyone in the community.

Gumeracha Torrens Valley Community Centre

Community Centres

Our team of friendly staff and volunteers are ready to welcome you to our Community Centre's in Norton Summit, Gumeracha and Aldgate. Connect with your community by participating in a range of fun activities and events.

Mount Lofty Botanic Garden

Local Tourism

The Adelaide Hills offers endless ways to spend your weekends and weekdays, whether you're visiting from interstate or overseas, or enjoying a staycation at home in Adelaide. There's something for everyone, everyday in the Adelaide Hills.

Fabrik Understory Postcards to Bushland Park Event

Arts and Culture

Celebrated for its unique and diverse arts culture, the Adelaide Hills region works with local artists and the wider community to facilitate and promote activities that enhance culture within our community.

Bandicoot image taken by Brian Cartwright

Local Wildlife

One of the most cherished parts of living in the Adelaide Hills is sharing our backyards and properties with native wildlife. While we can happily co-exist, sometimes we need some tips for sharing our gardens.

Crafers Clealand Mount Lofty Mountain Biking

Parks and Recreation

The Hills are dotted with places to play and enjoy fun recreational activities with family and friends. Find your next destination!

Elected Members November 2022

Elected Members

The Adelaide Hills Council area is represented by a Mayor and 12 Council Members who play a vital leadership role by representing the interests of our community and delivering on the Council's vision and strategic direction.

Lobethal Bierhaus

Business Services

Businesses of all shapes and sizes in the Adelaide Hills offering everything from fresh produce and food, to manufacturing and business advisory. Find out how to seek support for your business, connect with others and meet legislative requirements.

Young Family

Public Health

Council is responsible for a range of public health and safety issues and initiatives, and work closely with local businesses, government and stakeholders to manage and mitigate public health risks.

Explore the Adelaide
Hills Council region

Use the interactive map to explore the local area and discover facilities, community centres and things to do.
Elevate and Create

12 June 2024

Elevate + Create: A pathway for young creatives in the Hills

Unlocking opportunities for aspiring young artists aged 15-25 with the chance to delve into the world of professional artistry and contribute to public art in the Hills.

Latest news

Adelaide Hills Winter Frost

7 June 2024

What's on this winter at the library?

Your local library hosts a variety of activities and events from literacy festivals to school holidays programs and fun events you don't want to miss. Check out the seasonal what's on library guide, there is something for everyone.

Give a sheet

7 June 2024

Give a Sheet for the Planet

Our Give a Sheet for the Planet initiative in partnership with Green Industries SA in May was a resounding success!

Raf hero

5 June 2024

Residents Guide

Our Residents Guide showcases local services and facilities available in your region, plus discover nature walks and adventure playgrounds, delicious local produce and community events - as part of the Adelaide Hills community, it’s all yours to enjoy!

Kersbrook Cemetery

27 May 2024

Council launches dedicated natural burial ground Martungka

Located within the Kersbrook Cemetery, Martungka, which means ‘In Remembrance’, is a dedicated natural burial ground in the Adelaide Hills region.

Stirling Coventry Library

22 May 2024

Stirling Coventry Library Closure: 1 June for Electrical Upgrade

The Stirling Coventry Library will be closed on Saturday, 1 June, for the replacement of the main electrical switchboard.

2024-25 Annual Business Plan

13 May 2024

Council Releases Draft 2024-2025 Annual Business Plan

The Adelaide Hills Council has unveiled its draft 2024-2025 Annual Business Plan, outlining strategic goals for the upcoming fiscal year.

Winter Words 2024

13 May 2024

Winter Words 2024 Program Out Now

Winter Words, the well-loved literary program of the Hills, has returned with its 2024 edition, promising a plethora of engaging events celebrating the art of writing.

Community neighbors reduce fire risk by pruning as dog watches

9 May 2024

Council Unveils Comprehensive Bushfire Mitigation Landscape Strategy for 2024-2028

In a bid to enhance community safety and minimize the risk of bushfires, the Adelaide Hills Council has launched its Bushfire Mitigation Landscape Strategy for the years 2024-2028.

Bridgewater Recreation Reserve Restoration

8 May 2024

Bridgewater Recreation Reserve Undergoes Riparian Restoration Project

Recent activity at the Bridgewater Recreation Reserve has stirred curiosity among locals, marking the commencement of the 'Riparian restoration of Cox Creek in Bridgewater Recreation Reserve' project.

Give a Sheet program

7 May 2024

Give A Sheet for the Planet

Join the eco-revolution by recycling your old, unwanted household linens at the Adelaide Hills Council Southern Works Depot on Saturday, May 25.

Community Forum Norton Summit

1 May 2024

Local Council Community Forum Gallery

We had an incredible turnout at our Local Council Community Forum last night, with over 70 passionate people joining us from Rostrevor, Woodforde, and Teringie. View a gallery of photos.

ANZAC Day 2024 April Uraidla

29 April 2024

ANZAC Day Gallery

Lest we forget. See our ANZAC Day services photo gallery.

Lobethal Fabrik Arts And Heritage Centre Render


Fabrik’s exciting redevelopment is underway, which will create purpose-built galleries, workshop and artist studio spaces, a brand new retail store and a heritage interpretation throughout the site, celebrating the history of the Onkaparinga Woollen Mill.

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