Libraries go plastic free

This winter’s holiday program has the theme of ‘Plastic Free July’. This global movemen has already helped millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can all have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. City of PAE Libraries aim to encourage sustainability, community and creativity in children through fun…

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The big tipper

PAE staff have been driving hybrid vehicles for a few years and we are working to expand our fleet, with SEA Electric currently building a battery powered tipper truck, the first of its kind in SA. The truck will be charged overnight and have enough power to silently run for the entire day, picking up…

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Leading the charge

We’re making it easy for you to charge your electric vehicles around PAE, as part of our long-term commitment to the future of our environment and green energy. You can find charging stations on Nile Street Port Adelaide and the Esplanade Largs Bay, funded by the City of PAE as part of the Chargefox Network.…

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Adapting to climate change

AdaptWest is the Western Adelaide climate change adaptation plan, which is a collaborative project to prepare our community for the impacts of climate change and rising sea levels. In late 2021, a series of workshops will be held, funded by the Disaster Risk Reduction Grants Program by the South Australian State Government and the Commonwealth…

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Saying goodbye to smoke

Following a presentation to Council by nineyear- old Amber from Hillcrest, we have been reminding everyone that all of our playgrounds are smoke-free. In December 2020 we invited children to design a poster to let people know that smoking is banned in our playgrounds. We received some outstanding entries, which have been made into posters…

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Dog management

In May we held our first ever Doggy Festival, which was a week of tail-wagging fun online! We created a series of education and training videos with Petra, our professional dog trainer and behaviour expert, who you can often find patrolling local beaches across the Cities of Charles Sturt and PAE. To help you and…

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Putting on a show at the VIC

The Port Adelaide Visitor Information Centre at 66 Commercial Road, Port Adelaide is home to a newly renovated local art gallery. Situated in the heart of the cultural hub of Port Adelaide, the gallery space features the works of local artists and changes from month to month. The gallery is available to standalone artists, or…

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Volunteer brings history to life

Greg has lived in the Port area his whole life, and has been a City of PAE volunteer since 2013. His first volunteer role was at the Semaphore Information Centre, located in the Semaphore Library and in 2018 he took on a secondary role in the local history room at the Port Library. His work…

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Birthday bookings

Take the hassle out of organising your next kid’s birthday party by letting us do the hard work for you. Both Lefevre Community Stadium and the Lights Community and Sports Centre offer birthday packages to suit all needs with a variety of fun and exciting activities to keep the kids entertained. Both centres offer a…

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Port-al Kombat

Back in 2019, the City of PAE played host to Hollywood as we helped with the filming of the new blockbuster Mortal Kombat in and around our beloved Port Adelaide. Following the adventures of a ragtag group of martial artists as they take on their most challenging foes yet, the film is a spectacular and…

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Reign on our parade

Work has begun on McLaren Parade to transform this street into an inviting premium boulevard that connects the area. We are creating a high-quality public space in and around the riverfront, to encourage visitors and residents alike to use and enjoy the streets and wharves of Port Adelaide. We’re building an inviting vibrant, green, pedestrian…

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Blokes talk

A new men’s social group has been launched at Lefvere Community Stadium. ‘Blokes Talk in the Port’ has been established by four local men who were looking for an opportunity to get together and help promote men’s wellbeing. Matt, Steve, Alf and Gary have worked together to plan and coordinate the group, secure a venue…

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Get cozy and crafty

After the success of the program last year, Winter Warmers is back for its second year. The program, brought to you by City of PAE Libraries, is a month-long event which aims to keep you inspired and connected to your local library during the cooler months. Winter Warmers 2021 includes opportunities to be part of…

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Top Brass – PAE Past

It is 60 years since Morgan Goode approached Jack Mitchell to discuss the possibility of establishing a boys’ brass band in the Klemzig area. That discussion, and subsequent meetings with the leader of a local gym club and a school principal, and canvassing of people living in Klemzig at the time led to a meeting…

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Technicolour dream city

When we asked you to suggest some spots around the city in need of extra colour, a dull, grey Pump House in Northgate Reserve was chosen. Northgate Reserve is located on the corner of Folland Ave and Dumfries Ave in Northgate. It is a large reserve featuring lakes, walking trails, a playground and a Pump…

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PAE Places – Reg Robinson Reserve

Reg Robinson Reserve Reg Robinson Reserve in Mansfield Park was named after Reginald Wilson Robinson, who was a Councillor for Enfield from 1967 to 1971 and 1973 to 1994. The reserve is now an urban biodiversity site and is the location of our first community planting day for 2021 on Sunday 6 June. As part…

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Fit for fifty

We’re making it easy for those aged over 50 to get involved in low cost strength and fitness training at Lefevre Community Stadium, Enfield Community Centre and The Lights Community and Sports Centre. Participants in our Strength for Life Program are offered individual programs developed by a qualified personal trainer. Workout sessions are held on…

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Head into the Clubhouse

Play it On and One Culture Support Services have settled into the Brian Lehman clubrooms at their recently nrenovated facility known as “the Clubhouse”. This is now a space where young people can participate in sport, volunteering and post-secondary school learning opportunities and young people with disabilities can join in our programs and workshops. The…

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Shanx mate!

We have partnered with GreenSpace Management to create an exciting new family golf experience at the popular Regency Park Community Golf Course, which opens soon. There is no mini-golf product like SHANX in the Southern Hemisphere. Instead of traditional ‘amusement based’ minigolf with clown heads, windmills and rocks in the middle of putting surfaces, this…

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Our recovery

In July 2020, our Elected Members endorsed our COVID-19 Recovery Framework, which mapped out the innovative way we planned to support our community to take the lead in recovery from the impacts of the global pandemic. Twelve months on, we are reflecting on the achievements of this past year, and the ways in which our…

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