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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Home is where the art is

Paint Ya Pole Earlier this year we invited residents to paint stobie poles on local streets. The Paint Ya Pole project helped neighbours connect, and created points of interest in PAE. Alberton The Pear Café in Alberton created an Art Trail especially for this year’s SALA Festival in August, the permanent features of the trail…

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Love our Libraries

Create, Bounce and Learn Baby Bounce for ages up to 2 years is full of songs, smiles and socialisation for families in a warm and welcoming environment. Storytime for ages 3 to 5 will help children to grow a love of reading from the ground up as they read, sing and enjoy learning together. For…

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Waste not, want not

We provide four free residential hard waste collection services each year to help you to dispose of waste items too heavy or large for the blue bin. To use this service, simply make a booking, and there are two ways to do that, as below. Items must be placed out the night before collection and…

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Port Adelaide Workers Memorial

At a Port Adelaide Council meeting on 23 January 1917 a deputation was made by the Port Adelaide Electoral Committee of the United Labor Party. They asked to erect a memorial drinking fountain on the corner of Commercial Road and St Vincent Street. The fountain was to honour specifically Mr Hugh Garland, a noted Labor…

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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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Spring into action

All champions have to start somewhere! Strap on your boots as Growing for Gold returns from 26 September to 25 October this year. It is an opportunity for young people to try a variety of different activities in recreation and sport for free, then if they like what they try, we make it easy to…

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Come out and play

We have 128 playgrounds across the city and each year we maintain these, upgrade some and completely replace others. How we plan this is based on many factors including the age and condition of the playground. We are planning to upgrade eight playgrounds in 2020-2021 financial year. When designing a playground we aim to provide…

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Shanx very much

Big things are happening at our popular Regency Park Golf Course. We will be working in partnership with recently appointed course managers GreenSpace to expand and create what is set to become the best little golf course in Adelaide. A number of changes and upgrades are planned, but the most exciting is the creation of…

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Building boxes for birds

Members of the Regency Community Men’s Shed are back in action after a short closure due to COVID-19. They have been building birdhouse boxes that will be set up in the Cudlee Creek area, to provide homes for birds in areas impacted by the fires over Summer. Boxes are currently made in three designs, the…

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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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On the beach

We have many paths right along the foreshore to help people access the beach. In addition to this, we also have beach access mats that sit on some of these paths to provide easy access for everyone. These mats assist with crossing the soft sand to the hard sand. They are helpful for prams or…

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Have your say

During July this year we began consultation to help us draft our first Integrated Transport Strategy (ITS). The ITS will help us to create a well-planned and people-friendly transport network across PAE, particularly in relation to road safety, travel time, parking, cycling and walking and the public transport network. We know that the community has…

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Amy is out on the road

Community Library Outreach Officer Amy has been with the City of PAE Libraries for just over 12 months. Working for the Libraries has allowed Amy to combine her love of reading with her passion for helping and supporting the community. An animal lover, Amy has a degree in Animal Science and previously worked at the…

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PAE Places – The Barker Inlet

The Barker Inlet The Barker Inlet is an estuary, a semi-enclosed body of water where the sea begins to mix with urban land freshwater runoff. Estuaries are a particularly sensitive and biologically rich part of marine and coastal environments. Due to this process tidal areas also act as filters and channels for the pollutants and…

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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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Community Wellbeing

A lot has changed for all of us over the last three months. Since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak began, the Elected Members and staff of PAE have been working to ensure we can minimise risk, keep our residents safe and take care of the most vulnerable people in our community. Led by our COVID-19 Incident…

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Our Seven Ways

For all of us the current global situation has brought about some changes to the way we live day to day, how we work and how we spend our free time. For many these changes have left us feeling less optimistic, less positive and a little more anxious. There is something we can do to…

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Grey days made better

Residents in the Exeter area might have noticed some new community artworks that add a splash of colour to the streets. Local artist Karen Forde applied for permission to create 12 mosaic stobie poles in her street, with input from other members of this close-knit community. The resulting textured poles include wall tiles, broken china…

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We’re all in this together

Over the past few months, there have been some changes to our State and Federally funded community services programs which support our older people and people with disability. However, we are still providing modified shopping, transport and maintenance support to existing clients. We are also regularly checking in on our most isolated and vulnerable elderly…

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