Southern Adelaide

The Southern Adelaide Region is one of four Metropolitan Statistical Sub-Divisions in South Australia - For further information refer to map of Adelaide Metropolitan Statistical Sub-Divisions.pdf (PDF 353KB)

The Southern Adelaide Region encompasses:


Office for the Southern Suburbs

The Office for the Southern Suburbs is part of the SA Department for Communities and Social Inclusion . Its primary objective is to provide a coordinated approach to the development of the southern Adelaide metropolitan region. This includes supporting an integrated approach to economic, social and environmental priorities, encouraging partnerships between organisations and providing a whole of government focus.



Southern Adelaide Economic Development Board

The Southern Adelaide Economic Development Board's purpose is to provide industry leadership to further develop the southern Adelaide economy, to influence the decision-making of organisations and individuals which will have a positive impact on the future of the region, and to promote the region as a location for business success.


The Southern Adelaide Skills Portal

The Southern Adelaide Skills Portal provides the latest in training, up-skilling and information for career development. 










Regional Data

Statistics about the southern Adelaide region are available on a range of topics, including:

  • demography
  • workforce
  • economy
  • health
  • education
  • migration
  • tourism
  • performance indicators


State Government 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide 

The 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide was launched on 17 February 2010. It outlines targets for each region of Greater Adelaide, including southern Adelaide (pages 162-163). These targets include:

  • population
  • housing
  • key transit corridors
  • major infrastructure proposals
  • key renewal areas