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  1. 1. Adelaide Education Attractions The Secrets, Sites and Scenes of the City...
  2. 2. Welcome to Adelaide Education AttractionsAdelaide Education Attractions aims to assist both primary and secondary schoolteachers with planning exciting and varied excursions to the City. This guide listsa range of interesting and educational places for school groups to visit. The guideincludes the City’s major attractions as well as profiling some of the lesser knownand unique educational sites that Adelaide has to offer.How do I use this Guide?Attractions are listed alphabetically, so if you are looking for information on aparticular place, you can access it directly. Alternatively, you might like to use theguide as a source of ideas by browsing through to get an idea of the vast numberof places to visit in the Central Business District (CBD).Each listing gives a brief general overview of the place, location details includinga map coordinate, opening hours, website address, contact details, any tours thatare offered and potential curriculum links.We hope that you enjoy your time in the City and, with the help of AdelaideEducation Attractions, discover something new during your visit.To obtain additional copies of this guide, contact the Community ProjectCoordinator on (08) 8203 7990.Need a base when you visit the City?. . . book the free City Classroom on Grote Street!
  3. 3. What is the City Classroom?The City Classroom acts as a central meeting point and classroom for school groups that visit the Cityon field trips and excursions. It is a purpose-built, free facility in the heart of the City. An initiative ofAdelaide City Council, the space has been designed to make visiting the City with students easy byproviding access to a fully resourced classroom at no cost.Features of the Classroom• Full colour projector for PowerPoint or video presentations• 5 disk DVD player• VHS with full surround sound Additional FREE Resources• Laptop computer• Electronic whiteboard Adelaide Footprints• Tables and seating for 30 (plus an additional 30 chairs) A resource for exploring the City of Adelaide: Trails, activities and ideas for teachers of• Kitchenette secondary students.• The room is lockable and has storage for school bags etc.• Optional small room available for additional needs Adelaide Footprints is Adelaide City Council’s popular teaching resource. It contains eleven• Close to public transport and parking trails for students and teachers to use when they visit the City on excursions.• Travel subsidies available The Adelaide Footprints Guide contains: • Four introductory trails which explore the four corners of the City. Each of these trails startsHow to book the City Classroom and finishes in Victoria Square and will require students to solve a number of clues. • A further seven trails on key areas covered in the Curriculum Framework: AboriginalBookings are essential. Studies; Architecture; Housing and Planning; Arts and Culture; Civics and Citizenship;Tel: (08) 8203 7990 Heritage; Live, Work and Study; and Sustainability.Email: • A guide to developing your own subject trail (including suggestions for themes).Website: • Ideas for classroom activities, discussion and research for before and after the excursion to the City. • Information on transport, accommodation, toilets, eateries and contacts for guided tours ofBringing your classroom to the City! key Adelaide venues. Go to and download your copy. For enquiries regarding the Adelaide Footprints Guide please phone the Community Project Coordinator on (08) 8203 7990. 106804_09_06
  4. 4. Free Public TransportTerrace to Terrace Tram ServiceThe Terrace to Terrace Tram Service provides free travel between North Terrace and South Terrace. Itstops at Victoria Square close to the City Classroom. Trams run every 7.5 minutes on weekdays.City Loop Bus – 99CThe 99C service takes you on a loop around the City. It covers the central business district andprovides a free and easy way to move between City attractions. The 99C stops on Grote Street, justmetres from the City Classroom.The 99C bus links with services for the O-Bahn, the Glenelg Tram, the Adelaide Railway Station andJetBus services to the Airport.For more information on timetables, maps, tickets and general enquiries, call Adelaide Metro on(08) 8210 1000 or visit Alternatively, the Adelaide Metro InfoCentre islocated on the northern corner of King William and Currie Streets, and is open from 8am to 6pmon weekdays.
  5. 5. Adelaide Aquatic Centre Resources:Map: H 2 • Museum of Economic BotanyThe Adelaide Aquatic Centre is Adelaide’s premier indoor • Worksheets on various trailsswimming attraction. The Adelaide Aquatic Centre offers • A range of existing environmental education programsa wide range of facilities including a 50m pool, 25m lap • Indonesian Trails – from Junior Primary to Lowerpools, leisure pools, a dive pool with diving tower with Secondaryplatform and springboards, a sauna and steam room, spas, • Water Traila gymnasium, and tropical courtyards with BBQ facilities. • Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal “Use of the Environment” TrailWhere: Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide • Asian Studies Trail (Plants and People)Tel: (08) 8203 7665 • Rainforest Trail Teacher WorkshopsEmail: • CD-Rom available on the traditional Indonesian usesWebsite: of plantsHours: Mon – Fri 9am – 7pm and Sat 9am – 5pm. Cost: FreePhone the Adelaide Aquatic Centre Customer Service Curriculum Links: Society and Environment /Centre to make group bookings or to enquire about cost LOTE / Englishand pool opening hours.Resources: Swim school, bookings and programs Adelaide Central MarketCurriculum Links: Health and PE Map: J 16Adelaide Botanic GardenMap: S 12The Adelaide Botanic Garden Education Service provides The Central Market is the City of Adelaide’s fresh food pantry. It buzzes with life and colour all year round. The market is a special place with plenty of regular customers who wouldn’t shop anywhere else. The range of fresha wide range of curriculum linked resources for students food is extensive, and it’s all under one roof… fruit andusing the garden as a living museum for learning vegetables, meat and poultry, seafood, gourmet cheeses,about the plant world. Over 30 walks in the garden are cakes and more. People love to return again and again forpublished in booklet form. They open up integrated the delicious aromas, the vivid colours and the atmospherelearning opportunities for students in science, culture and of an international melting pot of food and cultures.environmental studies. Combine a trip to the Central Market with your nextWhere: North Terrace, Adelaide visit to the City Classroom…Tel: (08) 8222 9311 Fax: (08) 8222 9399 Where: Gouger Street, AdelaideEmail: Entrances: Grote Street, Gouger Street, Victoria SquareWebsite: Tel: (08) 8203 7494 Fax: (08) 8211 7322adelaide Email: Weekdays 7.15am – 5pm, weekends and public Website: 9am – 5pm Hours:Contact: Education Officer Tue 7am – 5.30pm Wed 9am – 5.30pm 1
  6. 6. Thur 9am – 5.30pm Adelaide City Libraries Where: King William Road, Adelaide Website: Fri 7am – 9pm Map: N 12, R 19, K 16, J 5 Tel: (08) 8216 8600 Contact: Ask for “tours” Sat 7am – 3pm Email: Tour meeting point: Southern Gates, off War Memorial Tours: Self-guided or teacher with student groups Website: Drive, near tennis courts Tour bookings online: Go to Hours: Office open weekdays 9am – 5pm Tour times: Weekdays Resources: Education packs available Contact: Education Officer Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free Tours: Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am Attractions: Oval, scoreboard, museum, grandstands Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / English Tour meeting point: Foyer of the Festival Theatre Number of students: Approx 30 Duration: 90 minutes Age level: 10 years and over Adelaide City Council Archives Cost: Adult $12, Concession $8, Children under 12 free. Cost: $3.00 per student Map: K 14 Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment / Curriculum Links: Health and PE / Society and Environment The Adelaide City Council, the oldest municipality in English Australia, was founded in 1840. The heritage of the City Adelaide Park Lands / Playgrounds is preserved in the Archives, Civic Collection and Oral Adelaide Mosque History collections. Archives are valuable records which Map: G 19 are considered worthy of being preserved permanently. The Adelaide City Libraries cater for the information and This Adelaide treasure was the first mosque to be Consider using the City Classroom as your base and communication needs of people who live, work and study built in Australia and is a reminder of South Australia’s combining the Archives and a tour of Adelaide Town Hall. in and visit the City. Afghan history. Where: Topham Mall, Adelaide Tel: (08) 8203 7990 Where: 20 Little Gilbert Street, Adelaide Tel: (08) 8203 7439 Fax: (08) 8203 7336 Email: Tel: (08) 8231 6443 Email: Website: Tours: School tours available Website: Hours: Check website for opening hours Cost: Free Hours: Weekdays 8.45am – 5pm Resources: Library staff have a range of services available Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Religion Tour meeting point: Adelaide City Council Archives for preschools, schools and holiday programs. Bookings (Topham Mall) are essential. Adelaide Oval Tour times: Arranged as needed to suit client and archives Cost: Free Map: K 10 Resources: Display of available resources, what archivists Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment / The Adelaide Park Lands provide visitors with a range do etc English of activities and things to see. From cycling to bowling, Cost: Free picnicking to paddling and running to relaxing, you’re sure Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Design Adelaide Festival Centre to find something that interests you, your family, friends and Technology Map: K 12 and visitors. The Park Lands can also be booked for social functions, sporting events and other activities. Adelaide City Council Tel: (08) 8203 7203 Customer Centre Where: See website for a downloadable map Map: M 15 Website: The Adelaide City Council Customer Centre provides Cost: Free essential information about Adelaide City Council services Curriculum Links: Health and PE / Society and and Adelaide tourism. The Centre also has regular displays Environment in the front window that reflect historical or contemporary Adelaide issues. Renowned as the most picturesque cricket ground in Adelaide Post Office Where: 25 Pirie Street, Adelaide the world, this South Australian icon is the home of the Map: L 15 Tel: (08) 8203 7203 Fax: (08) 8203 7575 South Australian cricket team – The Redbacks. The The General Post Office (GPO) South Australia is a fine Website: first grandstand was built in 1882. The heritage-listed example of early colonial architecture. Hours: Weekdays 8.30am – 5.30pm scoreboard (which, when built, was the largest In 1867, the foundation stone for the GPO’s Victoria Tower Resources: Public Art Walking Guide and informative The Adelaide Festival Centre is South Australia’s premier scoreboard in the Southern Hemisphere) was added was laid by the Duke of Edinburgh during the first royal brochures on Historical Walking Trails around the City, cultural centre and was the first multi-purpose arts centre at the end of the century. The Oval is now home to the visit to Australia. including a brief historical background and a map to guide to be built in Australia when it opened in 1973. There are Bradman Collection Museum. The huge stone of Macclesfield marble (two metres long students through the area four main venues in the Centre: the 2000-seat Festival Where: Adjacent to War Memorial Drive (King William and 70cm high) can be seen today on the King William Cost: Free Theatre, the Dunstan Playhouse, the smaller Space Theatre Road end) Street frontage. In a cavity beneath the stone was placed Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment and the outdoor Amphitheatre. Tel: (08) 8300 38002 3
  7. 7. a purse containing SA and Sydney minted sovereigns. The Adelaide Skate Park Adelaide Statues and Memorials Website: Post Office was completed in 1872. Map: H 12 Almost all statues in the City form part of the City of Hours: 9am – 5pm Where: 141 King William Street, Adelaide Adelaide Civic Collection. The majority were erected during Contact: Education Coordinator Tel: 131 318 the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some Performances: Phone or check website for available Tours: Includes tour of GPO, City Delivery Centre and the with a view to raising the cultural tone of the City, others to performances Retail Shop commemorate significant persons or historical events. Tour meeting point: As organised before event with Tour times: Tours available (except between 12pm – 2pm) Wealthy private benefactors presented some statues to Education Coordinator Number of students: Up to 30 the City, while special interest groups celebrating specific Number of students: Negotiable Cost: Free causes or achievements erected others. The majority were Resources: Various programs on offer to all ages of school Curriculum Links: Society and Environment acquired and paid for by public subscription campaigns, children. Visit website for latest details and downloadable usually supported by the Council. Many of the City’s classroom resources. Adelaide Railway Station statues are of former reigning Monarchs, early explorers, Cost: Yes, depending on performance (Rail Education Unit) City founders or important political, social and scientific Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment Map: K 12 identities. There are also some fine figures of classical and Where: North Terrace, Adelaide mythological origin, a number of major war memorials Adelaide Town Hall Tel: (08) 8218 2688 Fax: (08) 8303 0515 and a scattering of various busts, plaques and obelisks. Map: L: 15 Website: Most monuments and memorials are located in the public Contact: Rail Education Unit squares, boulevards or gardens, though some have been Program: placed near the entrance to particular buildings, and a few (1) Worksheets and information sent to teacher to work on with students are located in the Adelaide Town Hall. (2) Visit by Rail Education Officer to school to address Where: Refer to website for descriptions and locations students Website: (Home>Attractions> (3) Visit to Adelaide Railway Station City Landmarks) NB This program caters for students whose schools are Cost: Free within 1.5km of a rail network. It is geared to teach about Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / safe and appropriate behaviour on trains and may also Arts / English have a focus on careers in rail transport. Number of students: Up to 35 The City Skate Park was officially opened in May 2000. Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Age level: Primary The Skate Park tests the skills of skaters and BMX riders Map: J 14 Cost: Free of all ages, incorporating features such as a funbox, Adelaide City Council volunteer tour guides conduct Curriculum Links: Society and Environment steps and blocks, seat grinds, transition run and flat free guided tours which introduce you to the interesting ramp combinations. The Skate Park is not just a place for architecture and history of the Adelaide Town Hall. The tour skaters; it is also a vibrant and exciting place that attracts takes you through the Town Hall’s public spaces and Civic spectators to watch the skills and energy of talented Rooms. Consider using the City Classroom as your young people. base and combining a tour of Adelaide Town Hall with The site has been expanded to include a ‘street style’ a visit to Adelaide City Council Archives … course and a landscaped grass amphitheatre. Bookings are essential. NB Security cameras and lighting on-site. Where: 128 King William Street, Adelaide Where: North Terrace, Adelaide (adjacent Morphett Tel: (08) 8203 7203 Fax: (08) 8203 7157 Street Bridge) Email: Hours: Always open Contact: Town Hall Tours Coordinator Cost: Free Content: Tour of rooms, including Council Chamber, Queen Curriculum Links: Health and PE With an enviable international reputation for world class Adelaide Room, Banquet Room, Colonel Light Room (all performances and a vital role at the heart of the South rooms are subject to availability) Australian community, the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Tour meeting point: Foyer of the Town Hall (ASO) is one of the nation’s most exciting performing Duration: Approx 1 hour arts organisations. The ASO brings a further dynamic and Number of students: Up to 30 creative presence to the heart of the City. Age level: Years 6 – 12 Where: 91 Hindley Street, Adelaide (The Grainger Studio) Cost: Free Tel: (08) 8233 6253 Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Arts / Architecture / History4 5
  8. 8. Adelaide Zoo Advertiser Newspapers Ltd Amnesty International Art Gallery of South Australia Map: P 9 Map: K 15 Map: I 19 Map: O 12 The Advertiser is South Australia’s daily newspaper. An independent, politically impartial worldwide movement, Newspapers in Education (NIE) is the education department Amnesty International works both to promote and to defend within The Advertiser dedicated to producing informative human rights around the world. centrespreads and teaching resources for the classroom. Where: 80 South Terrace, Adelaide Each Tuesday of the school term The Advertiser publishes Tel: (08) 8110 8100 Fax: (08) 8110 8101 the Education section which features an exciting full- Email: colour centrespread (poster) aimed at students. Some Website: centrespreads are linked to a teaching package which can Hours: Tue – Thur 10am – 4pm be purchased by teachers. Contact: Campaign Coordinator Where: 31 Waymouth Street, Adelaide Resources: Many books on Human Rights available Tel: (08) 8206 2393 for sale. Audio visual materials available for borrowing. Website: Speakers for school visits available. Hours: 9am – 5pm weekdays Cost: Free Adelaide Zoo was opened to the public on 23rd May 1883. Contact: Assistant to the Manager Curriculum Links: Society and Environment The Art Gallery of South Australia has one of Australia’s It is the second oldest zoo in Australia and was established Tours: Guest speaker available to visit school to finest art collections, housed in one of Adelaide’s most at a time when there was a resurgence of interest in address students Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art beautiful historic buildings. It is centrally located on leafy natural history. While the traditional role of the Adelaide Zoo Visit times: Weekdays Map: H 13 North Terrace between the South Australian Museum and as public recreation is still important, Adelaide Zoo today is Duration: 40 minutes Where: Hawke Building, City West Campus, University of the University of Adelaide, and has been an important also vitally involved in education, research and conserva- Content: Media operations, newspaper production, South Australia, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide cultural focus since its establishment in 1881, only forty- tion of species. journalism Tel: (08) 8302 0870 Fax: (08) 8302 0866 five years after the first European settlers arrived. Where: Frome Road, Adelaide Number of students: Approx 25 (to be negotiated) Website: The Gallery has extensive collections of Australian Tel: (08) 8267 2434 Fax: (08) 8239 1329 Age level: Reception to Year 12 Email: (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Island and non-Aboriginal) art, Email: Cost: Purchase of class set of “The Advertiser” Hours: Tue – Fri 11am – 5pm Asian and European art and a diverse calendar of special Website: Resources: A wide variety of information booklets and Sat and Sun 2pm – 5pm exhibitions. Hours: Daily 9.30am – 5pm worksheets for students Schools and other groups can book visits outside normal Where: North Terrace, Adelaide Contact: Education Officer School tours of Mile End Print Plant opening hours. Tel: (08) 8207 7033 Fax: (08) 8207 7070 Programs & sessions: Can be tailored to suit students’ Where: 200 Railway Terrace, Mile End Tours: Exhibition floor talks can be arranged for groups. Email: needs. Information about programs and online resources Tel: (08) 8206 3000 Number of students: Up to 60 children with correct Website: are available on the website: Contact: Plant Manager’s Personal Assistant supervision Gallery hours: Daily 10am – 5pm Content: Viewing of newspaper plant operations Age level: No limitation Service hours: Weekdays 9am – 5pm Self-guided visits: Supported by a welcome and online Tour meeting point: Arrange when booking tour Cost: Free entry Contact: Education Officer resources Tour times: Wednesday and Thursday mornings only Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment Group size: Maximum 18 students per guide. Focus: Varies depending on the group’s needs (eg. Austral- Number of students: 25 or by arrangement Teaching sessions may take the form of a 30 minute ian animals, threatened species, habitats, photography, Cost: Purchase of 1 copy per head of “The Advertiser” introductory tour, or a 45 minute syllabus-specific floor Asian studies, tourism, careers) (can be charged back to the school) lecture for more senior students. Times/duration: Weekdays and overnight programs Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / English / Check the availability of audio tours, website and print packs. Cost: Zoo gate entry for school student (if 1 week’s notice Journalism Teaching sessions for school students Reception to Year 12 given): $8.50 conducted by the Education Officer or Volunteer Education Disadvantaged schools: $6.50 Guides related to the following broad areas: Zoosnoozes: See web site for details • Art Number of students: Negotiable • Society Age level: Kindergarten – Secondary • Culture • Environment • Ideas • Technology • Science Cost: Free for permanent exhibitions. Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Arts / English / Design and Technology6 7
  9. 9. Art in Public Places Australian Electoral Commission Ayers House Museum Map: N 16 Electoral Education Centre Map: R 13 The aid and development organisation of the Map: L 13 The colonial mansion Ayers House Museum was named Catholic Church. The Electoral Education Centre has been set up to conduct after nineteenth century State Premier Sir Henry Ayers, Where: 39 Wakefield Street, Adelaide pre-arranged electoral education sessions for groups. and illustrates Victorian domestic life as it was lived, both Tel: (08) 8210 8172 Fax: (08) 8223 3880 The programs are interactive and provide groups with upstairs and downstairs. On display is a collection of Email: an opportunity to learn about the electoral process in historic costumes, silver, artwork and furniture as well as Website: an exciting and “hands-on” way. Sessions include an changing exhibitions. Contact: Diocesan Director, Education Officer audio visual presentation about the history of voting, Where: 288 North Terrace, Adelaide Resources: Catalogue of publications suitable for Primary learning activities with accompanying activity sheets Tel: (08) 8223 1234 Fax: (08) 8359 3560 and Secondary teachers, videos and a simulated election or referendum. All sessions Email: Cost: Free are conducted by an experienced Electoral Educator. Website: Curriculum Links: Religion / Society and Environment Presentations cater for all school levels, tertiary and Hours: Tue – Fri 10am – 4pm community groups. All sessions are free of charge and Contact: Manager An Adelaide City Council initiative that highlights art each group is given an electoral education resource pack. Tours: Ayers House, upstairs and downstairs Chinatown installations throughout the City area, the ‘Art in Public All sessions are approximately 90 minutes. Tour meeting point: Inside front door Map: J 16 Places’ brochure lists sculptures in the City precinct Where: 9th Floor, 1 King William Street, Adelaide Duration: 1 hour Chinatown is the multicultural heart of the City’s central with their locations and the name of the artist who has Tel: (08) 8237 2268 Fax: (08) 8231 2664 Number of students: Negotiable produced each work. Email: Age level: Primary / Secondary Contact: Public Art Officer on (08) 8203 7203 Website: Cost: $5.00 per student For a free brochure, go to the Visitor Information Centre, Hours: Weekdays 9am – 5pm Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / English / West End of Rundle Mall, or Adelaide City Council Customer Contact: Education Officer Australian History / Australian Studies / Women’s Studies / Service Centre (25 Pirie Street) Resources: Australian Electoral Commission Teacher Tourism / Design and Technology / Home Economics Website: Resource Folder, auditorium, Electoral Education sessions, (Home>Community>Arts>Council Funded Public Art), and multi-media touch screen computer systems available for Bradman Collection Museum (Home>Attractions>Public Art) schools and community groups (bookings essential) Map: M 12 Tours: Self-guided tour Cost: Free In the late 1960’s Sir Donald Bradman was persuaded to Cost: Free Curriculum Links: Society and Environment place much of his personal material in the State Library Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment of South Australia. Fifty-two scrapbooks documenting his Australian Red Cross (SA Division) playing career were organised by Library staff over several Australian Bureau of Statistics Map: Q 16 years. In return Sir Donald donated a significant number precinct. The impressive and grand southern Chinatown Information Services Australian Red Cross has been responding to the needs of of personal items of memorabilia to the Library as what Gateway adds to the character and significance of the Map: K 14 people right across the country since 1914. became known as the Bradman Collection. It was originally precinct which is at the busy social and economic centre The Australian Bureau of Statistics is Australia’s official Through war, drought, flood and fire, Red Cross volunteers Sir Donald’s wish that a home for the Collection might one of the Chinese and Asian community of Adelaide. statistical organisation. It assists and encourages have responded willingly and risen to the task with a day be found at Adelaide Oval and this took place in August Chinatown offers an enormous variety of cafes, informed decision-making, research and discussion within passion and commitment that has become renowned. It 2008 to coincide with the centenary of his birth. restaurants and food shops which offer a range of governments and the community by providing a high is a reputation that is richly deserved and embodies the Where: South Australian Cricket Association, Adelaide Oval, delicacies, including traditional Chinese foods from quality, objective and responsive national statistical service. universal spirit of the Red Cross. North Adelaide almost every region of China. Where: Level 9, ANZ House, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide Where: 207 – 217 Wakefield Street, Adelaide Tel: (08) 8300 3800 Fax: (08) 8231 4346 Where: Moonta Street, Adelaide (next to the Adelaide Tel: (08) 8237 7555 Fax: (08) 8237 7366 Tel: (08) 8100 4500 Fax: (08) 8100 4501 Website: Central Market) Website: Email: Hours: Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm Cost: Free Resources: Website: Tours: No scheduled tours, however, students must Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / • Education website (available through internet site Hours: Weekdays 8.30am – 5.30pm be accompanied by teacher(s). For large groups, please Health / LOTE address above) Resources: Educational kits, posters, materials and videos. call SACA prior to visit to advise numbers. No photographs • Catalogue of publications / products Speakers available to talk about International Humanitarian allowed. • ABS Resource Centre Law and the work of the Red Cross Age level: Primary / Secondary • Library Extension Program (LEP) Cost: Free Cost: Free Cost: Free Curriculum Links: Health / Law / Society and Environment Curriculum Links: Health and PE / Society and Curriculum Links: Maths / Society and Environment / Environment / English Commerce and Economics / Geography Caritas Australia8 9
  10. 10. City Beach a friend. The scheme gives you FREE bike hire during the Tel: (08) 8223 5155 Fax: (08) 8232 4782 Duryea Panorama Map: P 15 operational hours at each node. Email: Map: M 12 Where: Bicycle SA, 111 Franklin Street, Adelaide Library email: The Duryea Panorama is made up of a series of Tel: (08) 8168 9999 Website: photographs taken by Thomas Duryea in 1865. Open: Daily, 9am – 5pm in Winter and 8am – 6pm Hours: Weekdays 9am – 5pm A leading colonial photographer, Duryea captured a unique in Summer Resources: 360 degree panoramic view of Adelaide. Rundle Street Market, Rundle Street, Adelaide • Publications, pamphlets etc on conservation issues The Panorama is displayed at the History Trust’s exhibition Open: Sundays only 9am – 4pm • Reference library gallery at the Parade Ground. Adelaide Travellers Inn, 220 Hutt Street, Adelaide • Speakers available Where: Torrens Parade Ground, King William Street, Tel: (08) 8224 0753 Cost: Free Adelaide Open: Daily 8am – 7pm Curriculum Links: Society and Environment Tel: (08) 8203 9888 Wild Thyme, Organic Café and Supermarket, 101-103 Email: Melbourne Street, North Adelaide Conservation Volunteers Australia Website: Tel: (08) 8361 8888 Map: I 15 Cost: Free Open: Daily 9am – 5pm Conservation Volunteers Australia aims to attract and Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Arts / City Beach is an exciting Beach Volleyball facility situated Website: or manage a force of volunteers in practical conservation English in the heart of the City. City Beach offers workers, residents projects for the betterment of the Australian environment. and visitors the ultimate beach volleyball experience Cost: Free Where: 130 Franklin Street, Adelaide Environment Protection Authority (EPA) without having to travel to the beach. Curriculum Links: Health and PE Tel: (08) 8212 0777 Fax: (08) 8212 1066 Map: M 16 City Beach is a four-court, floodlit Beach Volleyball facility Website: which aims to bring the fun, colour and excitement of beach Community Information Strategies Australia Contact: Regional Manager volleyball to the CBD. (CISA) Resources: Where: Corner of Frome and Pirie Streets, Adelaide Map: L 13 • Information on Volunteer Program Tel: (08) 8224 0144 CISA is the primary community information organisation International Exchanges Email: in South Australia and provides essential community • Green Corps Program Website: services information and information management services • Remote Coast Care Hours: Weekdays 9am – 5pm (including software, consultancy and training). Cost: Free Number of students: Negotiable. Bookings are essential. Where: Level 8, 108 King William Street, Adelaide Curriculum Links: Geography / Society and Environment Cost: Approx $3.50 per student (GPO Box 11017, Adelaide SA 5001) Curriculum Links: Health and PE Tel: (08) 8212 8555 Fax: (08) 8212 2788 Department for Environment and Heritage Email: (DEH) City Bikes Website: Map: N 14 Map: Q 17 and K 15 and R 13 Resources: The Department for Environment and Heritage is • Community Information Directory responsible for conservation, protection and enhancement The Environment Protection Authority is South Australia’s • Details of community events of the State’s environmental resources and natural and primary environmental regulator and is responsible for • Online newsletters built heritage. Our natural environment provides the basis the protection of air and water quality, and the control of • Library – free visits are available to Adelaide City Council for economic development across the State, and the pollution, waste, noise and radiation. Library Service, 18 Grote Street, Adelaide Department assists by ensuring the sustainable use of Where: SA Water House, 250 Victoria Square / Cost: Free these natural resources. Tarndanyangga, Adelaide Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / English Where: Level 1, 100 Pirie Street, Adelaide Tel: (08) 8204 2000 (general) Tel: (08) 8463 3911 Fax: (08) 8463 3900 Free Call (country): 1800 623 445 Conservation Council of South Australia Email: Email: Map: H 15 Website: Website: The Conservation Council of South Australia is an umbrella or Resources: Information and displays are available by organisation representing approximately 60 member groups Resources: Information relating to identifying heritage arrangement. Bookings essential whose main purpose is the conservation and protection of places and areas in South Australia. Brochures and Cost: Free Adelaide City Bikes is part of the Adelaide City Council’s the environment. Combined, these groups represent over pamphlets available. Curriculum Links: Health / Society and Environment / Law strategy to achieve a cleaner and greener City. Travel 60,000 South Australians. Cost: Free anywhere within City limits – for work, exercise or to meet Where: Level 1, 157 Franklin Street, Adelaide Curriculum Links: Society and Environment10 11
  11. 11. German Consulate communities through public learning activities such as Map: L 14 lectures and seminars, alliances, and research projects. Where: 23 Peel Street, Adelaide The Centre attracts national and international speakers and Tel: (08) 8231 6320 Fax: (08) 8231 6320 offers informed viewpoints on key concerns for the 21st Contact: Secretary century, including sustainable societies, global citizenship, Resources: Project material, reference library democracy, youth leadership, mediation, and responsible Cost: Free economic development. Curriculum Links: LOTE / Society and Environment Where: UniSA City West Campus, Hawke Building, 50 – 60 North Terrace, Adelaide Golf Links Tel: (08) 8302 0371 Fax: (08) 8302 0420 Map: F 8 Email: Adelaide Golf Links offers two 18-hole public golf courses Website: and a Par 3 course, catering to all levels of experience, Hours: Phone or check the website to make group from the amateur to the budding professional. The courses bookings or to enquire about program and opening hours. are open daily from dawn to dusk (seasonal light and Curriculum Links: Arts / Society and Environment / weather permitting). English Where: North Adelaide Golf Course, Strangways Terrace, North Adelaide Himeji Gardens Tel: (08) 8267 2171 Fax: (08) 8267 5097 Map: R 20 Email: Website: (Home>Recreation>Golf Links) Resources: Driving Range has a practice fairway. Clubs and balls can be hired at reasonable rates. Bookings: No bookings necessary on weekdays Hours: Phone or check the website to make group bookings or to enquire about cost and opening hours. Curriculum Links: Health and PE Hawke Centre Map: G 13 The Adelaide-Himeji Garden was built to symbolise the bond of friendship between the City of Adelaide and the Himeji Region of Japan. On 22 February 1982, Adelaide and the ancient Japanese city of Himeji became Sister Cities. That same year, the Adelaide City Council resolved to make a symbolic garden which might help the people of Adelaide to understand the culture of the Japanese. Where: South Terrace, Adelaide Tel: (08) 8203 7203 Fax: (08) 8203 7575 Email: Website: Hours: Call for bookings The University of South Australia has developed the Hawke Contact: Park Lands Ranger Centre as a cornerstone of its key strategic commitment: Resources: Guided tours by Park Ranger engaging our communities. Cost: Free The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre, named after Bob Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Arts / Hawke, South Australia’s only Prime Minister, represents LOTE / English an important engagement with local and international12 13
  12. 12. Hindmarsh Square Playspace The Church was the first Anglican Church in South Australia Duration: The walk can last from 2 hours to a whole day Law Courts Map: O 14 and is the State’s oldest Church. depending on how many sites are visited. Courts Administration Authority Hindmarsh Square Playspace is a wonderful attraction Where: 87 North Terrace, Adelaide (just east of the Resources: For a self-guided walk you can purchase a for young visitors to the City. Perfectly situated in the Morphett Bridge) Walking Trail Guide from the Global Education Centre, Level northwest corner of Hindmarsh Square, it offers a welcome Tel: (08) 8213 7300 2, 2 Milner Street, Hindmarsh (Tel: 8463 5989). respite destination for weary feet. The park features giant Email: Cost: Free sculptures that mimic the items that might be found in your Website: Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / English own backyard: a giant thong, a dog bone, a clothes peg, a Contact: Administrator ball and giant blades of grass. Children and young people Tours: By arrangement with the Administrator Kurrangga Park BMX Track of all ages enjoy this creative and unique space made just Tour meeting place: As arranged when booking is made Map: N 21 for them. Duration: Approx 30 minutes Where: Northwest corner of Hindmarsh Square, corner Number of students: Average class size Pulteney and Grenfell Streets, Adelaide Cost: Free Tel: (08) 8203 7203 Curriculum Links: Religion / Society and Environment Cost: Free Jam Factory The Courts Administration Authority is independent of Historic Walks (City Area) Map: H 13 Government and is the means by which the Judiciary of the Take a step back in time and discover the secrets of Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design is a unique State control the provision of the administrative facilities Adelaide’s famous faces and places by foot. The Adelaide centre for the design, production, exhibition and and services required by the State Courts to carry out their City Council has created various self-guided walks for you sale of work by leading and emerging Australian judicial functions. Participating Courts of the Authority are to explore. Each walk reveals a unique and fascinating part designers/makers. the Supreme Court, District Court, Magistrates Court, Youth of the City’s history. Four studios work in the areas of Ceramics, Furniture, Court, Environment, Resources and Development Court, Resources: Brochures available from Visitor Information Metal and Glass. The emphasis is on fostering the best in Coroner’s Court and Industrial Relations Court. Centre in Rundle Mall (western end) and Adelaide City Australian craft and design. The Kurrangga BMX Track caters for both BMX and Where: South-western corner of Victoria Square Customer Service Centre, 25 Pirie Street. Where: 19 Morphett Street, Adelaide Mountain Bike riders at all skill levels with a beginner, (Supreme Court, District Court and Magistrates Court) Cost: Free Tel: (08) 8410 0727 Fax: (08) 8231 0434 intermediate and advanced track. The facility is also Email: Website: family friendly and features a recreation loop around the Website: History Trust of South Australia Hours: Weekdays and Saturdays 10am – 5pm, beginner and intermediate tracks, seating, picnic tables Hours: Weekdays 9am – 5pm Map: M 11 Sundays 1pm – 5pm and a barbecue. Contact: For visits by school students – Courts Education The History Trust manages museums and encourages the Tours: By arrangement To enhance the biodiversity of the site, up to 5,000 native Officer on (08) 8204 0452. For visits by tertiary and community to enjoy, understand, preserve and benefit from Tour meeting point: Meet in the retail shop plants will be planted around the facility, resulting in even community groups – Courts Communications Branch on South Australia’s rich and distinctive history. Duration: Approx 45 minutes more shady spots to rest in and enjoy. (08) 8204 0403. Bookings required for tours. Please note: Where: Torrens Parade Ground, Victoria Drive, Adelaide Number of students: Minimum 10 students All riders using the facility must wear a helmet. The Youth Court is not open to the general public. Tel: (08) 8203 9888 Fax: (08) 8203 9883 Age level: Year 4 upwards Where: Within Kurrangga Park (20) of the Adelaide Age level: Year 5 to tertiary Email: Resources: View website for information about hot glass, Park Lands, on Unley Road Number of students: Up to 32, with a minimum Website: ceramics, metal design and furniture, and design studios Hours: Open during daylight hours supervision ratio of 2 teaching staff per 16 students Hours: Weekdays 9am – 4.30pm Cost: $4 per student, $5 per adult Cost: Free Resources: Useful supporting learning materials for Contact: Community History Unit Curriculum Links: Design and Technology / Arts / Cultures Curriculum Links: Health and PE students and teachers can be accessed on the website Resources: Publications available from Community Cost: Free History Unit Museums in South Australia. Directory Kaurna Walk Curriculum Link: Legal Studies / Society and available for purchase. Kaurna meyunna, Kaurna yerta tampendi Walking Trail Environment / Business Studies / Economics Curriculum Links: Society and Environment (Kaurna Walk) is a trail with 17 sites near the River Torrens that details Kaurna history. Holy Trinity Anglican Church The 17 sites can be viewed in a 2 – 3 hour walk beginning Map: I 13 at the Kaurna Sculpture outside the King William Street Holy Trinity Church is one of the few surviving buildings entrance to the Adelaide Festival Centre (at the base of in Adelaide which provides a physical link with the City’s the stairs). earliest years. It has existed on the present site since 1838, Tel: (08) 8203 7203 playing a significant role in the social life of the City and Website: State alike. Contact: Aboriginal Education Unit (for a guided tour)14 15
  13. 13. Light’s Vision Multicultural SA National Wine Centre of Australia Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Art / Map: I 9 Map: M 15 Map: T 12 English / Design and Technology Montefiore Hill provides an excellent vantage point to look Multicultural SA is the agency responsible for advising the The National Wine Centre of Australia showcases and over the City of Adelaide. Near its apex, in a small park, is Government on all matters relating to multicultural and promotes awareness of more than 10,000 different Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc a statue of Colonel William Light who designed Adelaide as ethnic affairs in South Australia. Australian wines and more than 60 wine regions in the (Aboriginal Community Centre of SA) a square mile of north-south and east-west streets with a Multicultural SA’s vision is to achieve an open, inclusive, open cellar. Central to the National Wine Centre of Australia Map: P 16 central park and surrounded by park lands. cohesive and equitable multicultural society, where is the Wine Discovery Journey which takes visitors on an Nunkuwarrin Yunti is the foremost community-controlled His design is recognised as one of the most practical and cultural, linguistic, religious and productive diversity is interactive journey through the past, present and future of centre in Adelaide, providing health care and community beautiful in the world. The spot where you can view this understood, valued and supported. the Australian wine industry via state-of-the-art interactive support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait panorama and observe his statue with outstretched arm is Where: 24 Flinders Street, Adelaide multi-media technology. Islander people. known as Light’s Vision. Tel: (08) 8226 1944 Fax: (08) 8226 1955 Where: Corner Botanic and Hackney Roads, Adelaide Where: 182 Wakefield Street, Adelaide Where: Corner Pennington Terrace and Montefiore Road, Email: Tel: (08) 8303 3355 Fax: (08) 8303 7444 Tel: (08) 8223 5217 Fax: (08) 8232 0949 North Adelaide Website: Email: Email: Cost: Free Hours: 8.30am – 5pm weekdays Website: Website: Curriculum Links: Society and Environment Resources: Student information kit, pamphlets and Cost: Free entry, fee for courses. Resources: Multicultural Life magazine Curriculum Links: Society and Environment • A contact place on health, welfare and youth issues for Local Government Association (LGA) Cost: Free the Aboriginal community Map: R 15 Curriculum Links: Indigenous Studies / Society and North Terrace Precinct • Videos, posters and newsletters The LGA is the voice of Local Government in Environment / Law Map: N 12 • Speakers available South Australia. Cost: Free Where: 16 Hutt Street, Adelaide Muslim Women’s Association Curriculum Links: Society and Environment Tel: (08) 8224 2000 Fax: (08) 8232 6336 Map: L 16 Website: Where: Room 4, Ground Floor, Torrens Building, 220 Old Adelaide Gaol Hours: Weekdays 8.30am – 5pm Victoria Square, Adelaide Map: E 10 Contact: Education Officer Tel: (08) 8212 0800 Until 1988 this Gaol housed convicts within its historic Resources: Available online at Email: walls. It was acquired by the National Trust and restored as Cost: Free Hours: Mon – Thur 9.30am – 2.30pm a prison and museum. Curriculum Links: Society and Environment Contact: Education Officer The first stage of construction of the Gaol opened in 1841 Resources: and the remainder was built 6 years later. It is a unique Migration Museum • Diversity training for educators and students in schools example of nineteenth century Gaol architecture built to a Map: M 12 • Organised guided tours of Adelaide’s five mosques half decagon design. Since 1847 there have been many The Migration Museum works towards the preservation, • Fact sheets and Teachers’ Resource Kit available extensions added and these can easily be identified. understanding and enjoyment of South Australia’s diverse from Office North Terrace is the symbolic centre of South Australian Remand and convicted prisoners were housed in the Gaol cultures. It is a place to discover the many identities of the • Community Settlement Services history and culture. It provides a place for a wide range (females were included until 1969). Employment at the people of South Australia through the stories of individuals Cost: Free of community activities, ceremonies and events of state Gaol included building renovation, garden maintenance, and communities. Curriculum Links: Society and Environment / Religion / and national importance. The precincts around the kitchen, bakehouse and laundry duties. Where: 82 Kintore Avenue, Adelaide Women’s Studies Terrace accommodate a unique concentration of high Where: 18 Gaol Road, Thebarton Tel: (08) 8207 7580 Fax: (08) 8207 7591 order government, cultural, educational, health, retail, Tel: (08) 8231 4062 Fax: (08) 8231 8975 Email: Myer Centre commercial, hospitality and institutional facilities. Website: Website: Map: M 13 Where: North Terrace, Adelaide Hours: Mon – Fri and Sun 11am – 3.30pm Hours: Weekdays 10am – 5pm Where: Rundle Mall, Adelaide Resources: A rich history of South Australia’s iconic Contact: Tours Organiser Weekends and public holidays 1pm – 5pm Tel: (08) 8212 1200 buildings including Parliament House, Government House, Content: Tour of cells, history of Gaol Contact: Education Officer Website: Australian War Memorial, State Library of South Australia, Tour meeting point: At entrance Resources: Database of ethnic groups, education advice Contact: Centre Manager State Institute, South Australian Museum, Art Gallery of Duration: 1½ - 1¾ hours (between 9.30am – 3.30pm) for all school years Tours: Tours of the Centre are available to senior students South Australia, Bonython Hall, the University of Adelaide Number of students: 15 (over 15 to be negotiated with Cost: Free Cost: Free and the University of South Australia. Other resources tours organiser) Curriculum Links: Society and Environment Curriculum Links: Society and Environment include the bronze plaques in the pavement, statues Age level: Primary / Secondary of people from South Australia’s historic past and Cost: $7.00 per person (tour only) - minimum 12 people Botanic Gardens. Curriculum Links: Tourism / Legal Studies / Society and Environment16 17