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…

Details

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.

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

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…

Details

MRF Update

In August last year, we entered a partnership with the City of Charles Sturt and resolved to construct our own Material Recovery Facility (MRF). Our Councils are passionate about taking control of our recyclables and finding new ways to encourage and support local businesses and the circular economy. Over the last few months our teams…

Details

Rethinking waste

The average household in PAE produces 520 kilograms of general waste annually, and this weight may increase as people are spending more time at home. We’re encouraging everyone to rethink their waste, by avoiding and reducing the amount of waste generated, and reusing and repurposing items that might have typically found their way to landfill.…

Details

Fun in the sun

We announced last year that the Cities of PAE and Charles Sturt are collaborating to build a new state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Kilburn. This means we can take control of the processing and disposal of recyclable material collected from across PAE. Plans for a landmark MRF have been lodged with the State Government’s…

Details

What goes around – the cycle of recycling

A new state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) is to be built in Kilburn. This collaborative project with the City of Charles Sturt will enable us to take control of the processing and disposal of recyclable material collected from across the City of PAE. Both Councils undertook a detailed assessment of the proposed MRF option before…

Details

To market to market

There are a number of produce markets around PAE that offer locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables at an affordable cost. Around the coast, you can shop at the People’s Market in Port Adelaide every Friday and Saturday and visit the Torrens Island Market every Sunday. The State’s biggest outdoor market is the Gepps Cross…

Details

Rise to the top

Our PAE Youth and Economic Development teams recently held their second partnership event with PAE businesses, government agencies and Talent RISE recruitment specialists to help find jobs for local youth. The Local Jobs for Local People program is focused on breaking down barriers that often make that first step to employment a real challenge for…

Details

Build your resume right

Your resume is often the first interaction you will have with a prospective employer. City of PAE library staff can provide assistance with writing your resume and give you tips for finding employment. We will help you make sure your relevant personal skills and experience are highlighted in your resume. Local resident Asif recently attended…

Details

Festive opening hours

The Festive Season is fast approaching and we wish all of our residents a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. The Civic Centre will operate normal business hours during the holiday period but will be closed on weekends and public holidays. Semaphore, Greenacres and Parks Library will be open but check our website or…

Details

The lights are on and everyone’s home

Our dream for an inclusive community space for the people of Lightsview and surrounding areas came to fruition when more than 2,000 people shared with us the opening of the Lights Community and Sports Centre on Saturday 26 October. The Lights is a welcoming, inclusive place for all people – regardless of age, cultural background,…

Details

Movers and Shakers

Movers and shakers

Congratulations to two local PAE businesses that picked up Brand South Australia Fast Mover awards for their creative, innovative and industrious business practices. Taking number one spot was Next Gen Flooring, a commercial flooring contractor established in 2015 by directors Trav Bird, Craig Cooper and Luke Skoblyk. Third place was awarded to after-sales machinery company…

Details

Digital Springboard

Digital springboard

In a partnership with SA Public Libraries, Infoxchange and Google, PAE Libraries has launched a series of workshops designed to improve digital skills, open up new employment and career opportunities and build confidence. Over the past few months, we’ve worked with a number of groups, including local organisation Novita, to support the development of individual…

Details