Cittaslow Goolwa


assembly 2017

International Cittaslow General Assembly


Goolwa will host the International Cittaslow Assembly on 9-12 May 2017

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Annual Cittaslow Goolwa Smoke Off


The 2016 Smoke Off will be held on Sunday 6 November 2016

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Welcome to Goolwa - Australia's First Cittaslow

On 12 March 2007, the historic River Port of Goolwa was accredited as the first Cittaslow or "Slow Town" in Australia. Goolwa joined the international network of towns and cities that combine the efforts of Council, the business community and residents to improve the quality of life for all who live and work in their town.

This website will explain the philosophy of Cittaslow, Goolwa's journey to accreditation and the achievements and benefits of becoming a Cittaslow. It also supports our local food and wine groups and tourism operators.

Together with Katoomba Blue Mountains and Yea Murrindindi, Goolwa Alexandrina is part of the Cittaslow Australasian Network.

News and events


Posted: Apr 8, 2016

The Alexandrina Council has officially opened the Bristow Smith Reserve Nature Playspace.

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Oct 22 2016 6:30 pm

Traditional NZ slow food cooking in the ground

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Food and Wine Group

Oct 31 2016 6:00 pm

Everyone welcome. Please bring a small plate or bottle to share.

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Smoke Off 2016

Nov 6 2016 11:00 am 5:00 pm

The Cittaslow Goolwa Smoke Off Festival brings together Goolwa’s traditional Smoke Off, Fleurieu food vendors, Shaw Family Vintners and some of the finest Langhorne Creek wineries. The festival is to …

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