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December 1, 2022

The cost of going green

For almost 150 years, Mount Gunson's sun-bleached hills have been mined for copper – a metal integral to our electrified future. Located out of sight more than 400 kilometres from the CBD, many believe generations of extraction have left the surrounding landscape in dire need of rehabilitation.

June 1, 2023

Remembering Charlie Flannigan

The South Australian Museum is exhibiting a series of prison illustrations by 19th century artist Charlie Flannigan, a First Nations man and the first person to be hanged in the Northern Territory, in 1893.

March 24, 2023

The weight of our words

Book publishing in Australia is a billion-dollar industry, but authors on average earn an annual wage below the poverty line. CityMag speaks with three Adelaide writers about building a career as an undervalued but crucial component of Australia’s literature machine.

March 13, 2023

Jing Li is entering his advocacy era

Central ward councillor Jing Li says when the Chinatown community needed its leaders most, they were “silent”. The recently installed councillor speaks with CityMag about how he plans to serve his constituents.

June 10, 2022

Councillor takes aim at city council’s security contract

Wilson Security will guard all of the City of Adelaide’s physical assets – including Adelaide Town Hall, Rundle Mall and the Adelaide Central Market – until 30 June. One councillor hopes “going forward” the council will award the work to a company not previously involved in offshore detention.

December 1, 2021

Adelaide’s best new music

We've rounded up Adelaide's best new music for the month of November, including Elsy Wameyo, Electric Fields, Estee and Katie Pomery.