10th Cittaslow International General Assembly

9-12 May 2017, Goolwa, Alexandrina, Australia


Most activities are within walking distance of the main street. Assistance with transport will be provided if needed. Please note that it will be late Autumn. Days are short (sunrise approx. 7am and sunset at approx. 5.30pm). Make sure you have suitable clothing for cool days. The average maximum temperature in Goolwa is 18 degrees C with the average minimum of 9 degrees C.  We may have some showers of rain so be prepared with appropriate clothing, especially as we will be outside for the tours.  

All inquiries to Assembly Coordinator, Lyn Clark – assembly@cittaslowgoolwa.com.au


TUESDAY 9 MAY 2017 (unofficial day)

We can arrange a set time for pick up at the Adelaide Airport or in central Adelaide, if required.

  • 9.00am – 6.00pm Registration (Cittaslow Office)
  • 2.00pm – 6.00pm Move into Accommodation Various locations
  • 6.00pm – 9.00pm Aussie Barbecue with bush dancing (Booth’s shed)
  • 9.00pm Return to accommodation



Early morning Selection of walks and activities

  • 8.00am – 10.00am Late Registrations (Cittaslow Office)
  • 10.00am Official Opening with indigenous (Centenary Hall)
    Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • 11.00am New Cittaslow Hymn (Centenary Hall)
    Welcome to new Cittaslow Towns
  • 12.15pm Travel on Cockle Train Lunch also served
    Port Elliot – shopping and exploring
    Victor Harbor 
  • 4.15pm Arrive back at Goolwa Railway Station
    Time to rest or explore the town
  • 7.00pm – 10.00pm Mayoral Reception (Signal Point)


Early morning Selection of walks and activities

  • 9.00.am Schools and other Presentations Centenary Hall
  • 10.30 am Expo – Local producers, artisans Signal Point
  • 12 noon Lunch
  • 1.00pm Choice of Cittaslow Themed Tours History/Arts/Tourism
    Paddle Steamer Oscar W, Walks, Ngarrindjeri basket weaving Nature/Environment
    Mundoo Island  Nature Tourism
    Coorong Cruise
  • 5.30pm Return to accommodation, rest,
    Explore the town
  • 7.00pm – 10.00pm Dinner – Choice of Restaurants, Various locations
    or dine with your host if Homestay,
    or dinner at pub (Note: Cost of dinner is not included in your Registration fee)


FRIDAY 12 MAY 2017

  • 8.00am – 1.00pm Assembly Centenary Hall
  • 1.00pm Lunch
  • 2.30pm Regional Touring
    Environmental Tour Various
    Goolwa Beach, Investigator College Environment Centre, Waste and Recycling depot
    Nature Tour
    Community Garden, Alexandrina Cheese tour, tasting and coffee, Urimbirra Wildlife
    Langhorne Creek Wine Region Tour
    Langhorne Creek tour
  • 6.00pm Return to accommodation, rest,
    Explore the town
  • 7.00pm – 10.00pm Final Dinner (Fleurieu Function Centre)



We will assist delegates to return to Adelaide.

Note: Specific detail is subject to change, but the general program structure will remain the same.



If you are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand, you will need a visa and a valid passport or other travel documents acceptable to the Australian Government to enter Australia.

There are different types of Visas, however most delegates should apply for the free E-Visitor Visa (Subclass 651).  THESE MUST BE APPLIED FOR BEFORE YOU LEAVE HOME.
Check details: https://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/651-