Discover Port Lincoln with Goin’ Off Safaris


With 2017 declared as the year of Australian/Chinese tourism, we reached out to speak to a local tourism operator dedicated to providing a unique experience for Chinese tourists. ‘Lunch’ runs Goin’ Off Safaris – a day tour business which takes visitors on unforgettable sights and activities around Port Lincoln. His backyard is not far from Adelaide and home to raw undiscovered beauty and a plethora of wildlife experiences. He’s such a great character – we’re going to have him explain the region and Goin’ Off Safaris in his own words. How long has Goin’ Off Safaris been in business? We have been business since 2005. Who’s in the business? We are just a very small family operation which involves myself, partner Mandy and our young kids get involved as well. We have another two casual guides and Mandy’s mum does a lot of catering for us. Small is good! Tell us a bit about yourself! There’s not too


Chinese consulate general opens in Adelaide

Chinese consulate general opens in Adelaide img confucious institute

With a purpose-built consulate imminent in the Adelaide CBD to employ 25 staff, a temporary consulate has been opened by The Premier Jay Weatherill. The consulate was part of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), free trade agreement of 2015 and follows SA’s biggest ever trade mission to China in May 2015. “South Australia’s export economy has received a glowing endorsement, with the opening of a Chinese consulate general in Adelaide. Premier Jay Weatherill said yesterday the consulate represents a significant lifting of the relationship between China and South Australia. This is the highest level of diplomatic office that a state government can be afforded by a foreign country,” he said. “It will be a substantial office that will have political, cultural and economic attachés associated with it.” Source. Picture by Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide Official consulate website.


Understanding Chinese Consumers


Are you ready for the growth in Chinese Tourism? Chinese tourists are Adelaide’s fastest growing and largest spending market. In the last quarter, Chinese leisure spend increased by 34 %. Adelaide City Council Tuesday, 25 August 2015 from 2:45 PM to 5:00 PM (ACST) Adelaide, SA We had great feedback from the last workshop-and we were even on Channel 9 news! If you missed out last time -now is your chance! Adelaide City Council and the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, are pleased to present an interactive and entertaining professional development session, tailored to retailers and restauranteurs, to prepare your staff and business for the influx of Chinese visitors. The afternoon includes: – An introduction to China and the Chinese-mind set -Chinese consumer habits -How to make a good first impression -Marketing and selling your product to the Chinese consumer -Customer service ‘Chinese-style’ and much more! Led by


High Exposure for Brand South Australia in China


The Australia China Development Company have worked successfully with BrandSA to deliver a strong consistent message to China during April-June 2015. Cristina Tridente opens Qingdao Fashion Week in April 24th-28th After wowing Qingdao in August of 2014 at the Australia China Development Company Gala Banquet, Cristina was invited to return to open Qingdao Fashion Week. During multiple fashion shows, photo shoots, designer discussions and workshops she has achieved a high degree of visibility for South Australian fashion and has developed some truly meaningful and deep relationships while on her 6 week Asialink residency.   Brand South Australia in Jinan A DVD co-produced with BrandSA was produced and presented to Qingdao Government who have in turn played it to thousands of Chinese viewers. The video introduces Adelaide Fashion Week but also has an introduction from the Premier and interviews hosted by Lily Ji featuring the Hon. Martin Haese, Irena Zhang and


Message from the Premier LNY 2015


MESSAGE TO THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CHINESE COMMUNITY FROM THE PREMIER, THE HONOURABLE JAY WEATHERILL MP ON THE OCCASION OF THE LUNAR NEW YEAR 2015 YEAR OF THE GOAT On behalf of the Government of South Australia, I am delighted to extend New Year best wishes to all members of South Australia’s Chinese community. South Australia’s thriving Chinese community continues to make a substantial contribution to our society and economy. South Australians of Chinese heritage have experienced success in many fields of human endeavours and we celebrate their achievements. South Australia and China enjoy a mutually beneficial and prosperous relationship, and my Government is committed to working with the South Australian Chinese community to further strengthen our cultural and economic ties. Since the launch of our South Australia China Engagement Strategy in 2012, we have deepened our engagement considerably. Over the past decades, South Australia has gained a well-earned reputation as


South Australia Business Mission in China (25-27 May 2015 Jinan and Qingdao)

2nd Shandong South Australia Cooperation
and Development Forum

Led by the Premier of South Australia, the delegation will include several State Ministers and many business leaders in the State Government’s most ambitious outbound mission to China. The 2nd South Australia-Shandong Cooperation and Development Forum will be held on 25 May and will see up to 200 representatives from seven key South Australian industries converge in Qingdao and Jinan. The mission provides participating export ready businesses with the opportunity to build their international networks with potential trading partners and investors in China. Register your interest


Message of welcome from the Lord Mayor

Chinese Actress Lily Ji  with The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese and The Lady Mayoress of Adelaide, Genevieve Theseira-Haese.

I am pleased to welcome you to the Chinatown Adelaide website. 我非常高兴地欢迎大家访问阿德莱德唐人街网站。 Chinatown is essential to the vibrancy and culture of the City of Adelaide. It celebrates the diversity of our community, has fantastic shopping and provides a unique hub for dining and socialising in the heart of the city. 唐人街是阿德莱德市活力和文化的精华,标志着我们社区的多元化,是绝妙的购物天堂,也是市中心独特的餐饮和社交场所。 It’s crucial that Chinatown has a strong online presence and I congratulate Chinatown Adelaide on its reinvigorated site,which has a great new look and additional features. 对于唐人街来说,拥有一个强大的在线平台是极其重要的。阿德莱德唐人街网站全新改版并新增许多功能,在此,我谨表祝贺。 The site provides an important opportunity for Chinatown Adelaide to engage with Asia directly. It’s an important way to attract local, national and international interest in Adelaide’s lifestyle and tourism offerings. 该网站为阿德莱德唐人街直接携手亚洲提供了一个非常重要的机遇,同时,也吸引来自本地、全国乃至世界各地对阿德莱德生活方式及旅游景点的关注。 I was also impressed to learn that contains Australia’s largest Chinatown directory, with more than 260 Chinatown businesses and affiliations already. 此外,让我印象深刻的是, 的网站提供了澳大利亚最大的唐人街指南,现已包括260多家唐人街企业和附属机构。 Enjoy the site! 打开网页尽情浏览吧!


Chinese Actress Lily Ji filming in Chinatown Adelaide

Filming with Chinese Actress Lily Ji and Irena Zhang in Chinatown Adelaide,

Filming with Chinese Actress Lily Ji and Irena Zhang in Chinatown Adelaide, Day 1. ACDC filming with Chinese Actress Lily Ji at the Riverbank Precinct, National Wine Centre, Adelaide Town Hall, Chinatown Adelaide and the Royal Croquet Club with The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese, The Lady Mayoress of Adelaide, Genevieve Theseira-Haese,The Hon. Chris Schacht, Irena Zhang, Geoff Hardy, Cristina Tridente and the Germein Sisters. Thank you: Claire Bunten, couture + love + madness, Brand SA, Closer Productions, Office of the Premier (International Relations) Government of South Australia, the Deli, Massive Empire, Finesse Models, Zi Gallery, Roman Davas-Fahey, Anita Rutter, Afdal Sebi, Red Chilli, Hilton Adelaide, Flavia Maria Photography and the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide. Lily is filming in South Australia in order to promote and showcase Adelaide and South Australia as one of the most creative, innovative and industrious places in Australia.


Chinatown Adelaide welcomes Chinese actress Lily Ji to South Australia


Chinatown Adelaide welcomes Chinese actress Lily Ji to South Australia to promote and showcase Adelaide and South Australia as one of the most creative, innovative and industrious places in Australia. Lily Ji, originally from Kunming, Yunnan, south west of China, came to Australia when she just graduated from high school for her higher education degree in Arts. After 5 years of studying in Australia, as the first Chinese international student, she graduated from The National Institute of Dramatic Arts in 2012. Shortly after her return back to China in mid year of 2013,she then appeared in the latest Michael Bay Hollywood blockbuster ‘Transformers 4’, as the Chinese News Reporter. After that Lily has finished shooting for four films and one TV drama in China in 2014.In 2015, her first feature film as the female lead- ‘The Emperors Holiday’ (family comedy) will be releasing on 19th February during the Chinese New


Qingdao Sister City Student Ambassador Recruitment Campaign


“South Australia is offering the opportunity for a student from Qingdao, China Adelaide’s Sister City to study here and tour the state for four weeks as an Ambassador for Adelaide.” said Higher Education Minister Gail Gago today launching the Amazing Ambassador, Unforgettable Experience  Adelaide, Australia and Qingdao’s Sister City Student Ambassador Recruitment Campaign. China is South Australia’s number one source market for international students and we hope to attract even more students from Qingdao and the wider Shandong province to our city. South Australia has so much to offer international students, and our strong links with Sister State Shandong should help encourage further education, business and social partnerships.” Full details.