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Partnerships and high-speed networks will play a pivotal role in driving Adelaide’s smart-city ambition

Michele Mackenzie Principal Analyst

"Adelaide has embarked on an ambitious strategy to ensure that the foundations are in place to support smart services and applications."

The City of Adelaide 2016-2020 Strategic Plan promotes the city's vision of becoming a smart city. It consists of four themes: smart, green, liveable and creative. This case study provides an overview of Adelaide's smart-city objectives and how it plans to execute on its smart-city strategy.

This case study provides:

  • an introduction to Adelaide's smart-city strategy
  • key motives for deploying a smart city
  • an outline of smart-city services
  • an overview of the key stakeholders
  • an overview of the funding mechanisms
  • key points where applicable on policy and regulation.