Adelaide Local Customs

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  • 1. Tipping

    Only a fool would tip in Australia. It is not required and not expected. Perhaps people in the tourist industry would act as though it is expected...but wages here are not calculated to take account...

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  • 2. Pie Floater

    My thanks to MelZ1974, for letting me know I should look for this with her own Adelaide VT tips. She has several good ones, and any visit to Adelaide should be preceded by looking at her pages. A...

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  • 3. Festivals & Pageants

    During March (on an even numbered year) there is The Adelaide Festival which is a 3 week biennial celebration which includes music, drama, opera, dance, ballet, art exhibitions and light...

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  • 4. Christmas

    Christmas in Australia falls in the summer. Of course like the rest of the world Australia is a melting pot of cultures so we all celebrate the day a little differently. A popular way to spend the day...

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  • 5. Alcohol

    Unlike the rest of the country, a schooner of beer here is like a middy (NSW) or a pot (Vic and Qld) which means that it's a small-sized glass of beer. In Sydney and Canberra, a schooner is a...

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  • 6. Greeting

    In Adelaide (and all of Australia), it is always polite to say hello (or g'day) and goodbye (or see you later). You may or may not shake hands but a lot of Australians have a "don't touch" policy to...

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  • 8. GST : (Goods and Services Tax)

    Goods and Services Tax was introduced on July 1, 2000. The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) enables international visitors to claim a refund of the GST and Wine...

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  • 9. National War Memorial - The Spirit of Sacrifice

    Adelaide's war memorial, on North Terrace, to commemorate those that died in the two world wars and other later ones. It was unveiled to the public in 1931....

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  • 10. Bits and Bobs

    Power in Australia is 240/250 AC 50 cycles, with 3 flat-pin(top pins angled).Facts: Adelaide's sister cities are Christchurch in New Zealand, Georgetown in...

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  • 11. Weather

    Due to the height of the hills, Adelaide is free from sleet and snow, and even during the wettest mid-year winter months, an overcoat and umbrella, is the only...

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  • 12. Big city?? Adelaide is...

    Big city?? Adelaide is actually just a big town that serves an enormous hinterland. The locals have tried to make their city appear bigger than it actually is....

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  • 13. Esperanto Group Active and...

    Esperanto Group Active and well alive. Meetings regularly each monday 7.30 PM till 9.30 PM at Quackers House. (Religious Society of Friends) at Pennington...

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  • 14. Best time to Visit the Grampians

    Probably the best time to visit the Grampians is September - November and April - May. Its a really pretty time but its great to visit and do walks at anytime.

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  • 15. Mount Lofty is a beautiful...

    Mount Lofty is a beautiful walk near Adelaide, hilly terrain such greenery, just you and motehr nature

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