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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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Rate relief assistance and concessions

If you have you been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis though a loss of employment or your business has been forced to close or restrict activities due to State or Federal government restrictions, you may be entitled to rate relief. For full criteria, go to Rate Relief  – all applications must be received by 31…

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Struggling to cope during the pandemic?

It’s perfectly normal to feel a level of anxiety about events unfolding here, and question how they will impact on you, your family and your business. Beyond Blue recognises and understands the feelings of anxiety, distress and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and offers the following wellbeing advice.…

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The road to recovery

We’re committed to doing all we can to reinvigorate the City of PAE and support the community to recover from the impact of COVID-19. We want to work hand in hand with you over the coming months, making sure we communicate well, listen and learn and of course, get things done. We have developed a…

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Weekly News Updates

You can tune in each Monday for our weekly news video for news and updates on the latest projects, services and events. View the videos from our homepage or via Facebook www.facebook.com/watch/CityOfPAE, every Monday afternoon.

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Anchors away

Australian Naval Infrastructure are well on the way to completing the largest ever infrastructure investment of its type in Australia’s history, and it’s right here in the City of PAE. The multi-billion-dollar federal government commitment began with the construction of an expanded shipbuilding precinct in Osborne, which is nearing completion as BAE Systems Australia and…

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2030 here we come

Our City Plan was first adopted in 2016, and a lot has certainly happened since then. During May and June this year, we invited our residents, businesses and visitors to review the plan and give us information about what could be changed, added or updated. We received quite a lot of feedback and some truly…

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Making plans for PAE

Every year we create a draft Annual Business Plan and Budget. To prepare the draft documents, we access the most up-to date information about our community and consider what we know about our area. We also review the feedback we have received throughout the year and include perspectives gathered from our community survey which has…

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We’re still here for you

Despite the changes that COVID-19 has brought, we are still operating across the organisation at our usual capacity, and in many cases doing even more to respond to and serve our community. Midway through April, we looked at some community touchpoints across the organisation and found some interesting results. When looking at the number of…

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Supporting local

City of PAE businesses of all sizes have been hit hard by COVID-19 and continue to be. We’re proud of our many businesses that pivoted as the crisis unfolded, responding to the changing guidelines so they could keep operating to serve the community and employing their staff. Our BeKind PAE page was put together to…

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Rates relief

We are aware that many people or business owners in our community are currently experiencing financial difficulty as a direct result of COVID-19. If this is the case for you, we would like to offer you our support and work together with you to ensure you have the best financial outcome in relation to payment…

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A jolt of energy

We are committed to sustainable transport and green energy in the City of PAE and are pleased to now have our first publicly available electric vehicle charging stations ready for use. The first charging stations are located on Nile Street in Port Adelaide and are part of the Chargefox network, with electricity provided at a…

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