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A new age for older people

The University of the Third Age (U3A) is an international organisation that provides education and support for people aged over 50 who are retired or working less than 20 hours a week. The 200 members of U3A Inner North are…

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Food relief in PAE

While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected each of us in different ways, those living week to week or relying on casual work have been particularly affected. Local churches and food relief organisations have told us that they are seeing many…

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BUSINESS

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…

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PEOPLE

Port Adelaide football legend Darryl Poole knows that it is the people who make a place. Read his unique, motivational, inspiring and touching and articles of local people.

THE LATEST ARTICLES

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…

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PAE Places – Jack Watkins Reserve

Jack Watkins Reserve, Churchill Road, Kilburn In 1966, Jack Watkins migrated to South Australia from Manchester, UK with his wife and two sons. He worked in the construction industry and…

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Gone Fishin’

Our new Fish Feeders group is a fantastic way to enjoy a relaxed morning of fishing and crabbing on the picturesque Largs Jetty. Fishing is a great way to get…

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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…

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Help our homeless

We care about the health and wellbeing of our community, and homelessness is a very real and significant problem that we are committed to addressing at the earliest possible stage.…

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Appy days with Libby

Libby is a public library app that allows you to access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks. You can borrow them for free, instantly, using the device in your hand with…

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The butterfly effect

Ottoway is one of Adelaide’s hottest suburbs and if you live or work in the area you are invited to a public meeting in March to learn how you can…

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Wander in wonder

The Wonderwalls Festival took over Port Adelaide from 6 to 8 March with artists transforming bland walls into high profile destinations across the City centre. Wonderwalls brought the community together…

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Library school holidays

This holiday’s theme will be Active April – the library service wants to encourage activity in children and show some of the ways that this can be done. Join the…

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Stockade Park – PAE Past

Stockade Botanical Park, off Hoods Road in Northfield, is an oasis in a busy part of our City. The park was created in quarries adjacent to the Yatala Labour Prison…

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Calm after the storm

When we experience heavy rain downpours, stormwater from across Adelaide flows through the City of PAE on its way to the sea. Major infrastructure works over recent years have seen…

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Doggy day out

We’re committed to design and build public places that are safe, comfortable, accessible, well connected and with amenities for our people and their pets! We provide a range of public…

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Look to the lights

If you’re looking for a versatile space for an upcoming function or event, consider the Lights Community and Sports Centre in Lightsview. This versatile facility has a range of rooms…

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A new shed for mates

In February we officially opened a new Men’s Shed next to Enfield Community Centre, ready to play an important role in delivering health and wellbeing programs for men in our…

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Shine on you rough diamonds

As the Adelaide Fringe draws to a close for 2020, with only a handful of shows remaining, it’s worth reflecting on all the fun that the Fringe brings to PAE.…

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Everybody loves good neighbours

On her retirement, Pauline recognised that she had lost touch with her neighbours and community. The Peninsula resident signed up for one of the programs offered at the Lefevre Stadium…

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Happy to chat benches

Loneliness is an increasingly common experience for many residents in our community, and is recognised as a serious health condition. But the good news is that there are plenty of…

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No place like PAE

Placemaking is the name we give to actions that improve how we feel about and how we use the spaces around our city. Our PAE Places grants are available to…

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Citizen Of The Year Awards 2020

Each year, in association with the National Australia Day Council, we seek nominations for our Australia Day Awards, presented to individuals and groups who have made an outstanding contribution to…

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PAE Places – The Palais

Constructed in 1922 after the destruction of the Semaphore Baths in 1917, the Palais was officially opened by the Mayor of Port Adelaide (Mr H Slade) on 23 December that…

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Public art at the lights

Into the Light by Elizabeth Close and Thomas Readett is located on the western external wall. This mural helps showcase the Lights as a place for community connection, where people…

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Sharing stories

We’ve all been there – you’ve read a great book and can’t wait to tell others or discuss it with someone who appreciates it as much as you. Joining or…

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Cruise control

It’s that time again – cruise ship season is nearly upon us! The first ship of the season, the Sea Princess, visited Adelaide on 25 October, and the season ends…

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Tools of the trade

The new Regency Community Men’s shed will be open for business from February. The shed is located within the Enfield Community Centre at 540 Regency Road Enfield, and is a…

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