What is this?

Living in Port is a new way to explore the State Heritage precinct of Port Adelaide. See how the streets have changed, and what has stayed the same, through historic images merged with the current day.

Port Adelaide is a special place. Not just another suburb, it is a place with a distinct history and a distinct character. It was the colony’s industrial centre, a heart of industry, and a community with a strong identity.

Through historic images and local stories learn about Port Adelaide’s history, major landmarks, colourful characters and significant events.

Use the slider images to see how the landscape and buildings have changed. Take a tour and learn about events that shaped the history of the Port. This website will continue to grow with more locations to be added, and images and stories from the State History collection.