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For all the latest news, regular updates, grants information, business opportunities and more subscribe to our free PAE Business e-newsletter. As a key region for South Australia’s economic growth, PAE is a vital hub for logistics, defence, manufacturing and new start-up businesses, and a popular destination for tourists. PAE work with State and Federal Governments,…

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Mayfair takes the cake for its 150th Birthday

Popular Port Adelaide business, Mayfair Bakery and Patisserie has reached a milestone in its operations, as it celebrates its 150th birthday. Mayfair’s tradition started by feeding the sailors, sea captains and warfies, as tall ships sailed through what is now the Port Canal. This was the same year that Port Adelaide Football Club was founded,…

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Spaces for meeting in your local library

To support our COVID recovery the library community and meeting rooms are currently available for free for students, educators, small businesses, entrepreneurs and job seekers at Parks, Enfield, Greenacres and Port Libraries. More than fifty hours of access have been provided since December to support a medical centre to run workshops for community members to…

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Grants made for manufacturing

The Australian Government has announced in the recent budget $1.5billion for its Modern Manufacturing Strategy. So if you’re a local PAE manufacturer you should be actively watching for updates on the release of this funding. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Business help is on it’s way at PAE

Talk to our business advisors, join proven interactive workshops, apply for skills partnerships to equip you with the skills needed to launch, manage and grow your business. Accelerate the profit and growth in your business workshop Wed 24 Feb Achieve growth through the power of planning as you develop your entrepreneurial passion. Workshop and 2…

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Small Business Basics

Gain a greater understanding of the work injury scheme, your responsibilities and actions following a workplace injury, and how to create a mentally healthy and positive work environment. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Adelaide Business Hub ‘Business Helpline’ continues

The City of PAE and City of Charles Sturt in conjunction with and the Adelaide Business Hub are continuing the FREE Business Support Helpline. Our professional business advisors are ready to talk to you about the issues and challenges you are facing right now. They can assist your business with information, support and basic counselling in many areas including:…

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Single-use plastic ban

From 1 March 2021, single-use plastic drinking straws, cutlery and beverage stirrers will be prohibited from sale, supply or distribution in South Australia under the Single-use and Other Plastic Products (Waste Avoidance) Act 2020. This legislation is the first of its kind in Australia and a positive step towards avoiding waste. Single-use plastic products are…

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Emergency cash grants

The SA Government has announced Round 2 of its Emergency Cash Grants for small businesses following consistent advocacy from Business SA to further support heavily impacted businesses through COVID-19. For the first time, the Government is offering $3,000 cash grants to sole traders and partnerships who operate from a commercial premise. Small business and not…

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Plan for the future

The State Government’s revised Planning and Design Code is now open for public consultation until 18 December 2020. Everyone has the opportunity to comment and familiarise themselves with the revised Code and experience how the new planning system will operate using the ePlanning platform. We have been working throughout the process and plan to submit…

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Turning waste into work

Recycling creates jobs and through Electronic Recycling Australia (ERA) in Ottoway, the City of PAE supports Minda to employ hundreds of supported workers living with a disability. The City of PAE takes all of your electronic waste to ERA and they also have public drop off sites throughout PAE. As well as electronics, they accept…

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PAE Christmas closures

The Festive season is fast approaching. The Civic Centre will operate normal business hours during the holiday period, but will be closed on public holidays and weekends. Our five libraries and the Lights Community and Sports Centre will close on Christmas Eve and reopen on Tuesday 29 December. For all other sites and services please…

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Become an Attack Class Submarine capability partner

The Naval Group has now established their local head office in Port Adelaide and are actively seeking local partners for the Attack Class Submarine building program via the Industry Capability Network Portal. The Future Submarine Program seeks to establish the Australian industrial capability necessary to support the build, operation and sustainment of the Future Submarine,…

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Support to take on apprentices and trainees

The $1.2 billion Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy supports businesses to take on new apprentices and trainees, to build a pipeline of skilled workers to support sustained economic recovery.  To assist with the recovery from the impact of COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing support to all employers who engage a new Australian Apprentice. Any…

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Message from the Mayor

Welcome to our new PAE Business E-newsletter. As a key region for South Australia’s economic growth, PAE is a vital hub for logistics, defence, manufacturing and new start-up businesses, and a popular destination for tourists. We work with State and Federal Governments, industry and local businesses to grow our economy through increasing our residential population,…

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Free Business Support Helpline

The City of PAE and City of Charles Sturt in conjunction with the Adelaide Business Hub are continuing the FREE Business Support Helpline as a first response support service for our small businesses.   If you’re not sure what the latest restrictions mean, or you are a business needing help or support, our trusted advisors offer a free confidential…

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Keeping businesses busy

We’re committed to doing all we can to help our community recover from the impacts of COVID-19. One of the most direct ways we’ve been able to support businesses to bounce back from the pandemic is to appoint a new Business Advisor. Brian Jackman is contributing to business recovery by providing free, face-to-face support for…

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