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Adelaide: Vibrant city in Australia


Adelaide is a posh suburban city in the heart of Australia. Popularly known as the city of churches Adelaide was once seen as a dowdy city, which was famous for piety more than pomp and pageantry. But all that is changed in the recent years, with Adelaide being home to a vibrant cultural scene and an eclectic night life. The capital city of South Australia, Adelaide is the fifth largest state in Australia in terms of population. Adelaide is situated on the southern coast of Australia and has a long coastline dotted with pristine beaches making it an ideal tourist location.


Adelaide enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild cool winters. The city of Adelaide enjoys a moderate amount of rainfall throughout the year. It is reputed to be the driest among all the state capitals of Australia and has seen below average rainfall for 10 years continuously. Indians will find the climate closer to the one at home albeit a bit milder than what we are used to.

Getting Around in Adelaide

Getting around Adelaide is relatively easy with a number of options available such as buses, taxis, trains, and trams. One can even choose to rent a car and drive it oneself. The Adelaide metro pass is a good option for sightseers as it allows unlimited travel for three consecutive days. A number of bikes are also available for use absolutely free, which are provided for use within the city confines and can be obtained by producing a valid identity. Some Trams also operate free between specific routes, thus you can enjoy the city of Adelaide at little to no cost to you. Another interesting way of getting around is to take a pedicab, these environmentally friendly cabs are a novel way to get around, they do not use any fuel and are indeed modeled after the Indian cycle rickshaws, where a carriage is attached to a cycle and a cyclist pedals the carriage around

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Things to see in Adelaide

Adelaide is a city that is alive with a pulsating and vibrant cultural scene all throughout the day and well into the night. It may very well be called the city that never sleeps. From the devout to the fun-loving, there is something for everyone here. Once known as a sleepy city, Adelaide is fast gaining the reputation of being the lifestyle capital of Australia. The city boasts of a growing presence of microbreweries and hidden bars. A number of botanical gardens where you can spend time amongst rare species of flora. Some of the must-do things in Adelaide are, shopping at the Adelaide central market, enjoying lunch from any of the many cafes in Adelaide hills and taking part in any of the many art and music festivals going on throughout the year. Relaxing on the beach is also one of the favorite pastimes of the locals and tourists a like here.

Moving with kids

Adelaide follows the Australian education system of primary, secondary and tertiary education. There are 440 schools in the city, with most of them being government funded. The second largest groups of schools are the Catholic schools. A majority of the schools are coeducational and very few are gender-differentiated. Also, all government schools are non-denominational. Private schools can be nondenominational or can represent a range of religions.

Indians in Adelaide

The Indian community in Adelaide has a strong presence, with a number of the second generation and first generation, and in some cases even third generation immigrants living there. Many of the Indian immigrants are now naturalized citizens and have integrated themselves into the local culture while maintaining the unique flavors of their homeland. A number of Indian shops and restaurants can be found in Adelaide. The local Indian community also organizes a number of religious and cultural programs to mark Indian holidays and religious festivals. As an immigrant from India, Adelaide is the one place where you would feel at home right from the time you land at the airport. To know more about Adelaide and your options to immigrate to Australia, get in touch with Global Tree the most trusted immigration consultant in India.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Canada: The Great White North is Number 1 on this list. With easy immigration processes, a welcoming society, great education and healthcare, cool weather, and the ever-growing job market, Canada is the undisputed leader in immigration potential.

Germany: The Deutschland is famous for precision, quality, and high expectations. Unsurprisingly, it makes the list but we’re still going to spell it out. Currently, home to over 170,000 Indians, Germany is a melting pot of different cultures mostly from other countries in the EU. A veritable hub for mechanical engineering, Germany has a low level of corruption, and a love for innovation and is home to over 25 Fortune 500 companies. With the demand for highly skilled professionals, Germany is a choice destination for young, smart immigrants from all over the world.

Provincial Nominee Program is one of the best routes for Canadian immigration. Every province (state) in Canada has its criteria for immigration. This criterion is custom-fitted to reflect the needs and growth opportunities arising in that respective province.

A Master’s Degree translates directly into a better CRS score. Your educational qualifications reflect the contribution you would make to the destination country’s economy which means that you would be more sought after. Speaking one of the country's primary languages (Eg: French for Canada) also greatly raises your chances for both visa success as well job opportunities.

If you fall under the NOC list in Canada or SOL in Australia (Occupations in demand list), it means that jobs are readily available for qualified candidates. On average, individuals earn 8 times as much salary in Canada as compared to India.


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