Enjoy a cosmopolitan lifestyle, but at a steady pace. Enjoy short commutes, achieve work-life balance and be surrounded by great food, stunning regions and family-friendly experiences. This is the lifestyle that South Australians are lucky to enjoy.

Whether you’re interested in arts and culture, food and wine, wildlife, family fun or adrenaline pumping activities, you will find what you’re looking for in one of the many regions South Australia has to offer.


Whether you are looking to buy or rent, live in an apartment within the CBD or a house in the suburbs, South Australia offers a great lifestyle at an affordable cost.

Whether you choose city, suburban or country life, you are guaranteed to be within close proximity to some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches, renowned wine regions and tourism experiences, national parks or picturesque landscapes.

Unlike many other states in Australia and cities around the world, homes in South Australia are affordable and paired with a low cost of living with more than two-thirds of residents owning their own homes.

There is something for everyone in South Australia. 


Current and former serving members and their families living in South Australia may be eligible for concessions on costs of living, health expenses and transport costs. The Government of South Australia has developed a useful tool that tells users what concessions they may be eligible for. Learn more

All current and former serving Defence personnel are eligible for a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Card, which may also entitle you to receive concessions or discounts. If you think you should have a White Card but you have not received it, please call 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372).

Australian Partners of Defence (APOD) is an Australian owned and operated organisation founded by veteran families, for veteran families.

Working with businesses of all sizes, APOD delivers exclusive offers to current and former serving Australian Defence Force personnel, reservists, allied forces and their immediate family members.

APOD connects the Australian defence community with businesses that want to say thank you for your service. These businesses offer local and national discounts across all industries including travel and leisure, retail, health and wellbeing and more.

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