You'll feel right at home in Adelaide's welcoming community.

When you’re settling into a new home, it’s important to get to know the local community so you can join in and make new friends. With more than 200 diverse cultural and religious backgrounds, Adelaide is known for its friendly people and community support.

Whether you need to find out about local services, a place to worship, or a group where you can explore a special interest or hobby, you’ll find plenty of community support in Adelaide.

Local Communities and Councils

There are many ways you can get involved with local communities across Adelaide. The Adelaide City Council Community Centres are friendly, welcoming places that offer a variety of activities and events. If you live in the suburbs, you can contact your local council for community programs, services and support in your local area.

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Religious Communities

People of all religions are free to worship in Adelaide. There is a diversity of gurdwaras, mosques, temples, churches and synagogues located across the city and suburbs. Search the Yellow Pages or the SA Community directory for a religious community that you can join in Adelaide.

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Special Interest Groups

The Adelaide community has a diverse range of interests, hobbies and cultural groups. You can get involved in a variety of community groups, activities and events by searching the SA Community directory for a community organisation that suits your needs and interests.

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