Giant Gromits inspire Christmas tree trail planned for Adelaide

Now Adelaide is about to join that illustrious list, with its own Christmas tree trail.

In a bid to bring festive fun to the Adelaide Riverbank and attract visitors near and far, Renewal SA has sought tenders for the $40,000 project.

The pitch?

To design and manufacture up to 30 Christmas tree sculptures.

Each should be at least 1.2 metres tall, but no more than 2.5 metres (which includes the tree and a stand).

They must be identical and have a surface colour and finish so they are effectively a 'blank canvas'.

Rolf Harris likeness removed from Melbourne mural celebrating Australian icons

The 50-metre mural on the side of the historic Dimmeys building in the inner suburb of Richmond features dozens of portraits of famous Australians.

Dimmeys commissioned artist Hayden Dewar to paint the mural in 2003 in celebration of the department store's 150th anniversary.

Dewar said the disgraced entertainer's depiction in the mural had been on his mind since Harris was convicted of indecent assault in 2014.

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Street art made permanent as artists connect with home owners

Inner West Council's 'Perfect Match' program, which connects artists with property owners who want an outdoor mural painted, is growing in popularity.

Josephine Bennet from the council said the initiative began three years ago to replace unwanted graffiti with commissioned murals.

"The community was wanting ways to manage unwanted tagging in the local area and also there was a growing interest in street art as an art form," Ms Bennett told ABC News.