Seeing the Big Picture

Did you catch our outstanding augmented reality (AR) art experience during the Adelaide Fringe? If not, don’t despair! The BIG Picture series has been so popular that we have decided to extend the season right though until February 2023. The BIG Picture Series is an immersive, self-guided tour of the Port — a chance to…

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Keeping you safe

Public health is at the front of everyone’s mind during a pandemic, so now is a good time for us to tell you more about the wide range of work we do in this area to keep our community safe. Our Environmental Health team provides a wide range of services. To showcase these services, we’re…

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Spoilt for choice

The Port is home to several galleries, museums and artist studio spaces, so make a day of your BIG Picture series walk and venture indoors for even more creative experiences. Post Office Projects (POP) Post Office Projects (POP) is a vibrant arts space located in the old Post Office Building. Their curated program offers regularly…

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Connecting with the world virtually

When it comes to technology, the world is constantly evolving. However, COVID-19 really threw a spanner in the works, forcing many of us into the unknown realm of virtual work meetings (and wearing track pants all day). Although many services are now beginning to return to normal, it seems that virtual meetings are here to…

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Linkedin learning

Did you know that your Library membership gives you free access to LinkedIn Learning? If you are curious about photography, design or starting a business, you can browse through the thousands of courses available at your fingertips. It’s a great opportunity to kickstart a new hobby or interest. You can sign up online for a…

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Hole in one

Golf can be challenging at the best of times, but people who are blind or vision impaired often need a little more help to get around the course. Beyond Blindness has a team of volunteer caddies who attend our City of PAE Valley View golf course with blind players for a social round every Tuesday.…

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Making an impact

Public libraries in South Australia welcome over 9.7 million visitors each year. More than half of all South Australians have used a public library at some stage in their lives. Each month, members borrow around 40,000 items from City of PAE Libraries. These items include books, DVDs, magazines, toys and games from libraries across all…

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Youth nights continuing to grow

Our friendly team at the Lefevre Community Stadium are running monthly youth nights where students from local primary and high schools can come to the Lefevre Recreation Reserve to participate in a variety of sports and activities. From basketball, tennis, cricket, netball, footy and the skatepark, there’s plenty for the kids to do. Plus all…

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Come out and play

We have completely upgraded the Emerald Park Reserve playground on Rosewater Terrace, Ottoway, to make it more accessible and inclusive. The playground is designed to appeal to children aged from 3–10 years. Accessibility features in this playground include a wallmounted Connect 4 game and the All-Abilities Spinner, which provides users with a thrilling spin. People…

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Get Shady Project

To increase our tree canopy across PAE, we are continuing with our commitment to plant at least 3,000 new trees in our streets and reserves, plus 500 new trees on private land each year. The suburbs of Enfield, Kilburn, Wingfield, Gepps Cross and Woodville Gardens have some of the lowest tree canopy coverage in PAE,…

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Draft Annual Business Plan for 2022–23

We are currently asking for feedback on our Draft Annual Business Plan for 2022–23. We want to hear your feedback on the draft plan and give you the chance to have your say about what we are proposing before we adopt the plan and budget. During the upcoming financial year, we want to: Complete design…

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2022 Australia Day Awards

This year the City of PAE Australia Day Awards again recognised some incredible people in our local community. These people really go above and beyond in so many ways. On behalf of everyone in the City of PAE, we congratulate all our nominees and thank them for their contribution to making PAE a place where…

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On your bike

Constructed jointly over 15 years by the State Government’s Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) and the Cities of Charles Sturt, Adelaide and PAE, the Outer Harbor Greenway provides a safe, direct and continuous link to and from the City to Port Adelaide and the Lefevre Peninsula. The Greenway is a shared-use pathway, open to…

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Kilburn and Blair Athol

Just 20 minutes away from the CBD, this is one of the most diverse and exciting areas in the whole of SA. A major upgrade of Kilburn and Blair Athol began in 2017 as a partnership between the State Government and the City of PAE. Our aim is to undertake infrastructure upgrades and other initiatives…

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Connect with each other in Kilburn and Blair Athol

Community spaces There are plenty of places where members of the local community can meet and connect with each other in Kilburn and Blair Athol. Situated on Gladstone Avenue, Kilburn Community Centre offers an eclectic range of community activities and programs, including language classes and employment support services. The café onsite makes the Centre a…

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Let’s get physical

The last few years have been challenging, leaving many of us feeling disconnected, isolated, unmotivated and flat. As part of our community recovery program, the Lights Community and Sports Centre are working with Mind Australia to help people who want to make new friends, be more active or get out and about in the community.…

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Fruit fly eradication

Fruit fly is being successfully eradicated from metropolitan Adelaide. In response, the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) have lifted fruit fly restrictions in some areas, while some ‘red outbreak areas’ within the City of PAE have now changed to ‘yellow’. If you live in one of these areas, you can now move fruit…

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Living Landscapes Writers’ Festival

The inaugural Living Landscapes Writers’ Festival brings together nationally and internationally renowned writers and thinkers on nature. Join us on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April at Hart’s Mill for a weekend of free writers’ talks, poetry readings, performances and family activities. You can also learn more about the craft of nature writing in one…

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It’s the time for being digital

SA’s public libraries have announced the launch of the new Being Digital program, which is designed to help people gain confidence with technology. If you are keen to feel more comfortable with your device and learn in a supportive environment, Being Digital could be just right for you. The program runs across all five Libraries…

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Something for everyone at your PAE Library

Easy access to great spaces Get to work at our Libraries As part of the PAE Libraries’ continued effort to support the community, we have extended our Library Spaces COVID-19 Recovery program. Until 30 June 2022, you can book a Library Community and Meeting Room for up to three hours a day, without charge, by…

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