Adelaide – South Australia

Adelaide City

Adelaide City

Location: South Coast of South Australia

General Information: Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia. Adelaide was founded in 1836.

Adelaide has a population of just over 1.2 million people. It is a city located on the Torrens river. Adelaide is a planned city with wide streets set out in a grid like fashion. As opposed to some other cities in Australia which have grown in a sprawling manner. Adelaide has commenced the construction of a large water desalination plant. The plant will be able to produce up to 50 percent of Adelaide’s drinking water.

Sport: The city of Adelaide supports a number of sporting clubs including cricket, Tennis, Golf and soccer. Adelaide is home to the Adelaide Crows. The Adelaide crows are one of two teams that play AFL football in South Australia.

Adelaide runs the Clipsal 500 event for v8 Supercars each year at Victoria Park.

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Launceston Tasmania

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Launceston City

Location: Northern Tasmania

General Information: Launceston is the second largest city in Tasmania. Hobart was founded in 1806.

Launceston has a population of just over 105,000 people. It is situated on the Tamar river. Launceston is a relatively flat area and is protected from flood by a number of levees.

Sport: The city of Launceston provides a number of sporting facilities including: Bowling, Tennis, Football, Soccer, Table Tennis, Golf, Horse Racing, Squash, Basketball and cycling.

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Devonport Tasmania

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Devonport City

Location: Northern Tasmania

General Information: Devonport is situated on the coast and is the home port for the interstate ferry ‘Spirit of Tasmania’ which provides a daily service to Melbourne Vic.

Devonport has a population of just over 25,000 people. It is a picturesque city located on the Mersey river. The Mersey river splits the city in two with East Devonport and West Devonport.

Sport: The city of Devonport provides a number of sporting facilities including: Tennis, Football, Soccer, Table Tennis, Golf, Mini Golf, Horse Racing, Greyhound Racing, Squash and Basketball.

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