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Impact

The change we create, together.

We play, create memories, and put on a great show.

But festivals are so much more than a party. They are vehicles of change and transformation.

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Our impact goals

Festival City Adelaide considers itself a global citizen. That is why Adelaide’s festivals actively align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The 17 SDGs were agreed upon by 193 countries, which set out to collectively secure greater prosperity, resilience, and sustainability of our people and planet.

Our festivals work to do their bit in helping to advance the following goals.

  • Good Health and Wellbeing (Goal #3)
  • Quality Education (Goal #4)
  • Gender Equality (Goal #5)
  • Decent Work & Economic Growth (Goal #8)
  • Reduced Inequalities (Goal #10)
  • Sustainable Cities & Communities (Goal #11)
  • Responsible Consumption & Production (Goal #12)
  • Climate Action (Goal #13)
  • Partnerships for the Goals (Goal #17)

Our economic
contribution

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$116.7m

new money contributed to South Australia’s economy

383,322

visitor nights created

$379.5m

estimated gross economic expenditure equalled

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