Adelaide's early economy started to get on its feet in with the arrival of livestock from Victoria , New South Wales and Tasmania. The city exported meat, wool, wine, fruit and wheat by the time Grey left in , contrasting with a low point in when one-third of Adelaide houses were abandoned. The benefits of Light's design are numerous: Some parts of this land have been used for transport, e. Before European settlement[ edit ] Approximate extent of Kaurna territory, based on the description by Amery Before its proclamation as a British settlement in , the area around Adelaide was inhabited by the indigenous Kaurna Aboriginal nation pronounced "Garner". His plan, now known as Light's Vision, arranged Adelaide in a grid, with five squares in the Adelaide city centre and a ring of parks, known as the Adelaide Parklands , surrounding it.
The South Australian Government in this period built on former wartime manufacturing industries. The city exported meat, wool, wine, fruit and wheat by the time Grey left in , contrasting with a low point in when one-third of Adelaide houses were abandoned. Adelaide is a windy city with significant wind chill in winter, which makes the temperature seem colder than it actually is. Hail is also common in winter. Grey slashed public expenditure against heavy opposition, although its impact was negligible at this point: In the s Australia was affected by a severe economic depression, ending a hectic era of land booms and tumultuous expansionism. In it was renamed the Santos Building and in it was renamed Westpac House. There are usually two to three days in summer where the temperature reaches The later Labor government elected under Don Dunstan shelved the plan, but allowed the purchased land to remain vacant, should the future need for freeways arise. Crowley examined the reports of visitors in the early 20th century, noting that "many visitors to Adelaide admired the foresighted planning of its founders", as well as pondering the riches of the young city. The city became a centre of the arts, building upon the biennial " Adelaide Festival of Arts " that commenced in King William Street, one of the widest main streets in an Australian capital city, viewed from Victoria Square. A relative lack of suitable, locally-available timber for construction purposes led to the early development of a brick-making industry, as well as the use of stone, for houses and other buildings. Financial institutions in Melbourne and banks in Sydney closed. Most roofs are pitched; flat roofs are not common. Up to the s, the majority of houses were of "double brick" construction on concrete footings, with timber floors laid on joists supported by "dwarf walls". The Dunstan Governments of the s saw something of an Adelaide 'cultural revival',[ citation needed ] establishing a wide array of social reforms. Adelaide and its surrounding area is one of the most seismically active regions in Australia. South Australia became a self-governing colony in with the ratification of a new constitution by the British parliament. Satellite image of Adelaide's metropolitan area. Gawler was recalled and replaced by George Edward Grey in Since then, cement tiles and Colorbond R corrugated and other types of steel have also become popular. Adelaide's early economy started to get on its feet in with the arrival of livestock from Victoria , New South Wales and Tasmania. Its population grew, and it became the third most populous metropolitan area in the country, after Sydney and Melbourne. In , the Liberal party won government and premier David Tonkin committed his government to selling off the land acquired for the MATS plan, ensuring that even when needs changed, the construction of most MATS-proposed freeways would be impractical. Suburban expansion has to some extent outgrown Light's original plan. Geography[ edit ] City map of the Adelaide metropolitan area.
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