Posted: Feb 27, 2020
The Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 21 November. The meeting highlighted the substantial achievements of Cittaslow Goolwa during the year. Just follow the links below to see all of the details, including the President's Report and a video of the year's highlights with the summary of activities.
Posted: Feb 22, 2020
Marvellous weather on Sunday 8 March meant a large crowd attended the festivities in the Goolwa Wharf Precinct.
Posted: Oct 1, 2019
The Cittaslow Goolwa Friendship Seat was launched by Alexandrina Mayor Keith Parkes on Thursday 26th of September.
Posted: Sep 20, 2019
The Effects of climate change on the Alexandrina/Fleurieu region are of concern to members of Cittaslow Goolwa.
Posted: Dec 1, 2018
The 2018 Cittaslow Smoke Off Festival was held on Sunday 4 November on the RSL Lawns at Goolwa.
Posted: Nov 18, 2018
On Sunday 11th November the Cittaslow Goolwa Farmers Market celebrated it’s second birthday in Jeralde Park Goolwa.
Posted: Nov 2, 2018
A survey of candidates in the upcoming Alexandrina Council elections shows that recycling in public places is an issue of concern
Posted: Oct 4, 2018
Last Sunday was an enormous day for Goolwa. There were so many attractions that attracted locals and visitors to the wharf precinct
Posted: Sep 14, 2018
Cittaslow Goolwa presents How To Understand Microbiome Health
Posted: May 15, 2018
The latest How To ... event conducted by Cittaslow Goolwa was held at the new Fleurieu Distillery at Goolwa on Wednesday the 9th of May.
Posted: May 9, 2018
Cittaslow Goolwa has ‘adopted’ a section of Randell Road, the road that joins Hindmarsh Island to Goolwa via the bridge.
Posted: May 3, 2018
On Sunday, 30th April, Cittaslow Goolwa and the United Nations Association of Australia, SA Division, presented A Harvest for our Future in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Posted: Apr 17, 2018
Cittaslow Goolwa and the United Nations present A Pipi Installation by renowned artist Andrew Baines on Goolwa Beach
Posted: Mar 29, 2018
The latest in the regular series of How To sessions conducted by Cittaslow Goolwa focussed on passata, the Italian staple sauce that is a favourite base for so many dishes. The session took place on Good Friday eve (March 29) at the Community Garden on Kessell Road.
Posted: Mar 4, 2018
Cittaslow International is holding a competition to find a Green citizen who can encapsulate their town/city in a photo, showing how green environmentally we are.
Posted: Feb 23, 2018
The latest Cittaslow Goolwa At the Wharf event saw a big crowd ignoring the sultry weeks end to gather at the Signal Point for a great night of food, wine and music.
Posted: Jan 15, 2018
Cittaslow Goolwa benefits CFS, RSL. The successful 2017 Cittaslow Goolwa Smoke Off Festival and associated raffle have now provided tangible support to local community organisations.
Posted: Jan 15, 2018
On December 13 Cittaslow Goolwa presented a ‘How To...’ session for members and the topic under investigation this time was the Alpaca, the friendly attractive creatures that are widely misunderstood and frequently confused with Llamas – they are actually cousins!
Posted: Dec 15, 2017
Cittaslow Goolwa Members, their adult family members, friends and neighbours gathered at the South Lakes Golf Club on Tuesday 5th December for a very enjoyable night out and to celebrate the end of a busy year in the run-up to Christmas 2017.
Posted: Nov 28, 2017
The threatened cold wintry night, complete with thunder storms and the like, didn’t eventuate to spoil the fun At The Wharf on the Signal Point deck.
Posted: Nov 17, 2017
The Cittaslow Goolwa Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 16 November at the Goolwa Aquatic Club. President Margaret Gardner thanked all members and, in particular, the Management Team, for the exceptional level of involvement during the year.
Posted: Nov 12, 2017
Sunday 5 November saw the latest edition of the Goolwa Smoke Off Festival. The festival brings together Goolwa’s traditional Smoke Off competition with some of the finest Langhorne Creek wineries and Fleurieu food producers with popular local band Suzi and the Jetz laying down the beat for the day.
Posted: Oct 30, 2017
Sunday 22nd October celebrated the first anniversary of the start of the Cittaslow Goolwa Farmers Market.
Posted: Oct 17, 2017
Cittaslow Goolwa has a strong commitment to recycling. The groups most recent How To sessions focussed on this and were conducted by Tess Sapia, Project and Education Officer with the Fleurieu Regional Waste Authority (FRWA).
Posted: May 10, 2017
The 2017 International Cittaslow Assembly is upon us! Keep up to date with all the events, promotions and information here.
Posted: May 10, 2017
Official Welcome of Assembly Delegates by Alexandrina Mayor Keith Parkes and Cittaslow International President Stefano Pisani.
Posted: May 10, 2017
Ngarrindjeri Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony conducted by Uncle Moogy.
Posted: Mar 12, 2017
Sunday March 12th, one of the biggest days ever at Goolwa, celebrated the tenth anniversary of Cittaslow Goolwa.
Posted: Mar 9, 2017
Cittaslow – slow city. Tomato – ripe tasty Roma plum tomatoes. Passata – the classic Italian sauce made to accompany pasta.
Posted: Feb 13, 2017
On 10 February 2017, Alexandrina Mayor Keith Parkes officially opened Cittaslow Corner.
Posted: Oct 31, 2016
This prestigious travel accolade is expected to generate significant publicity for our state both nationally and internationally which ultimately puts us on the consideration list for visitors.
Posted: Oct 20, 2016
Sunday 13th November 2016 6:30pm Sharp National Wine centre of Australia, Corner of Botanic and Hackney Roads RSVP Monday 7th November
Posted: Oct 5, 2016
On Sunday 23 October, the first Farmers Market will be held at Jeralde Park.
Posted: Apr 8, 2016
The Alexandrina Council has officially opened the Bristow Smith Reserve Nature Playspace.
Posted: Feb 1, 2016
To help with your planning when you come to Goolwa for the 2017 Cittaslow International Assembly, you can download information booklets and apps from the Fleurieu Peninsula Tourism website.
Posted: Dec 14, 2015
Cittaslow Goolwa; participated in the 2015 Goolwa Christmas Pageant with their new snail logo.
Posted: Sep 23, 2015
The Sunday of the long weekend October 4th on the Lower Level Deck at Signal Point Goolwa.
Posted: Sep 3, 2015
Two thirds of Australia's agricultural output is dependent on honey bees! Do they really increase the yield and quality of crops? Are they disappearing? What can we do to bring them into our Gardens? Is Honey healthier than sugar?
Posted: Jul 20, 2015
Celebrate winter around the warm fire at Whistlestop Cafe
Posted: Jul 16, 2015
Each year, students from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Bra, Italy visit South Australia as part of their studies.
Posted: Jul 15, 2015
The next Smoke Off will be on SUNDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2015 from around 10.30am onwards.
Posted: Jan 22, 2015
Every second year (the odd year), the historic river port of Goolwa hosts the SA Wooden Festival. Activities are centered around the Goolwa Wharf.
Posted: Jul 17, 2014
Over 150 people gathered for the 2014 Southern Alexandrina Business Association Customer Service Awards and Cittaslow Awards Dinner at the South Lakes Golf Club in April.
Posted: Jul 2, 2014
At the 2014 International General Assembly held in Midden-Delfland, The Netherlands, Goolwa Alexandrina won the first Chiocciola Orange (Orange Snail) Best Projects Award
Posted: Oct 22, 2013
Between 2005 and 2013, the Sunday of the October Labour Day Long Weekend in South Australia, the Community of Goolwa celebrated the new spring season with GOOLWA ALIVE, a community street market.
Posted: Jul 3, 2013
Each year, Cittaslow Goolwa recognises the contributions of individuals, businesses and organisations whose actions contribute to Goolwa's Cittaslow Status
Posted: Jul 18, 2012
2012 Cittaslow Goolwa Gopher Festival was held on Saturday 3 March in the car park behind the Alexandrina Council and the Goolwa Medical Centre.
Posted: Jul 3, 2012
Each year, Cittaslow Goolwa recognises the contributions of individuals, businesses and organisations whose actions contribute to Goolwa's Cittaslow Status. Below are the winners for 2012
Posted: Dec 22, 2011
The Goolwa Lions Club, Rotary Club of Goolwa and the Combined Churches work together to host the annual Goolwa Christmas Pageant.
Posted: Jul 3, 2011
Cittaslow Goolwa was part of the redeveloped Signal Point at Goolwa Wharf. Currency Creek wine producer Shaw Family Vintners (formerly Ballast Stone Estate Wines) has brought new life back into this significant building that was orginally set up as an interpretive centre and opened by the Prince and Princess of Wales in 1988.
Posted: Feb 21, 2011
Despite very inclement weather (in fact one of Goolwa's wettest days!), hundreds of people came to cheer on the five teams in the first Signal Point Stomp Off on Friday 18 February 2011.
Posted: Feb 16, 2010
In February 2010, Cittaslow members organised the period dinner marking the 180th anniversary of Captain Charles Sturt first arriving in Goolwa.
Posted: Jan 14, 2010
Adelaide South Australia hosts the Tour Down Under international cycling race in January every year.
Posted: May 20, 2009
History Week in South Australia is the last week of May. The historic river port of Goolwa will celebrate its heritage with AROUND GOOLWA.
Posted: Sep 13, 2008
On Saturday 13 September 2008 Currency Creek Winery hosted the inaugural Cittaslow Degustation Dinner.
Posted: Jul 3, 2007
As part of the 2007 SA Wooden Boat Festival and the visit of the Cittaslow Accreditation Team, a Preserves with a Story activity was hosted by the Cittaslow Working Party
Posted: Mar 14, 2007
CITTASLOW - Goolwa is Accredited as the first Australian Cittaslow