Essays on Relevant Policy and Planning Context for Adelaide and Its Surrounding Suburbs Case Study

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The paper 'Relevant Policy and Planning Context for Adelaide and Its Surrounding Suburbs" is a good example of a management case study. Adelaide is a developed city which has become a vital tourism destination in Australia in recent times. The availability of historical, natural and sites and creative publicity has promoted the image of the city as a thrilling tourist destination. Gibbs (2013, p. 23) pointed out that from a geographically perspective, Adelaide City is in the north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, within Adelaide Plains and it’ s between Mount Lofty Ranges and the Gulf St Vincent.

Adelaide stretches around 25 kilometers from the coast at Gawler to Sellicks Beach. Adelaide is within South Australia State. The history of this city claimed that most parts of Adelaide used to be bushland prior to the British settlement with swamps, marshlands and sandhills near the coast (Gibbs 2013, p. 51). However, when Colonel William Light was posted to South Australia as Surveyor-General he was tasked with choosing State’ s capital. Henderson (2006, p. 73) pointed out that in his plan known as ‘ Light's Vision’ William Light chose and designed Adelaide as the colony’ s capital.

Therefore, Adelaide is regarded as a well-planned city within a grid with a ring of series parks called Adelaide Parklands. The Parklands offers clean and fresh air throughout Adelaide making the city different from European cities which are always have polluted air. Other major natural and physical features found in Adelaide today comprise of rivers, waterfalls, national parks, Lake Torrens and Lake Eyre and sports’ stadiums (Gibbs 2013, p. 45). 3.0 Relevant policy and planning context for Adelaide and its surrounding suburbs Policy and planning are very important approaches of the city in attracting, regulating and managing the tourism sector.

However, since Adelaide has become a city that attracts people from international, across the state, nationally and locally, its sustainable tourism policy and planning conform to these levels.


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