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New hard waste collection service - make your booking


Our hard and electronic waste service is changing! The new flexible and convenient ‘booked’ service replaces the annual collection which took place during August and September.

Residents are now entitled to two free collections of damaged and unwanted goods each year, with an additional two collections available at a nominal cost.

The service commences from 3 July 2017, and collections are available year round.

The types of items that can be collected remain unchanged however, we encourage residents to carefully consider the hard waste sent to landfill. Many items can be repurposed or reused, donated to charity or listed on websites for free collection.

For more information, visit: Hard Waste and E-waste

To book your hard waste collection please phone East Waste on 08 8347 5111

Council Report wins ARA award


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters was this week awarded a Bronze Award at the 2017 Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA), for the Council’s 2015-2016 Annual Report.

The Award was presented to Mayor Robert Bria on behalf of the Council at the ARA Awards Presentation Dinner held in Melbourne on Wednesday 21 June 2017.

“Transparent communication with our citizens and stakeholders is of paramount importance to the Council,” said Mayor Robert Bria.

“We’re thrilled to have been recognised for the new standard we have achieved through our annual reporting and aim to continue further developing this in the future.”

For more information about the Awards and to view images from the presentation night, visit: Australasian Reporting Awards

Gilberton Swing Brdge redevelopment


The heritage listed Gilberton Swing Bridge (the Swing Bridge) is located within the River Torrens Linear Park, connecting the suburbs of St Peters and Gilberton and is jointly owned by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and the Town of Walkerville.

The Swing Bridge holds great historical significance having been used by pedestrians for almost 100 years and is valued by the local community.

Over the previous few years, plans and designs have been developed, with Planning Consent and Building Rules Consent granted.

While the project timeframes had been delayed due to developing a decision which respects the historical uniqueness of the Swing Bridge and at the same time meets modern standards, we are pleased that the tender process is now underway.

It is anticipated a contractor will be appointed to construct the new bridge by 31 August 2017.

Every effort is being made to ensure the works are completed safely and the Swing Bridge reopened as soon as possible.

The project is managed by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters on behalf of both councils.

For more information and to view the project timeline, visit: Gilberton Swing Bridge Redevelopment Update

July school holiday fun at our libraries


Our July school holiday program offers a range of fun-filled, low-cost and free activities for primary school aged children.

With workshops such as creative writing, cartooning and portraiture, and activities including a Funny Farmers Show, Lego fun, craft and a movie afternoon - there's something for everyone!

Bookings open 27 June 2017.

For more information, visit: Events & Festivals - Library Events

Win a trip to Paris - enter now!


Spend $50 or more at any retail outlet, or $10 at any café along The Parade, Norwood and you could go in the draw to win flights and ten nights' accommodation for two in Paris, plus $2,000 spending money thanks to Parade Central

Entries close Friday 28 July 2017.

To enter, visit: The Parade Norwood

Keep up to date: Facebook @TheParadeNorwood | Instagram @ParadeNorwood | Twitter #ParadeNorwood

State government planning documents released


On 30 May 2017, the Minister for Planning launched the following strategic, policy and advisory documents affecting development in Greater Adelaide.


Community Information Sessions

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure held two Community Information Sessions on the two DPA's and the ODASA Design Guidelines on:

  • Thursday 15 June: 4.00-6.30pm, Don Pyatt Hall, Norwood
  • Thursday 22 June: 4.00-6.30pm, Latvian Hall in Wayville

For further information on the consultation process, visit: SA Planning Portal


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30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide

The State Government has released an updated 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide.

The Plan contains directions and policies to guide the growth of Adelaide and identifies six high level targets to guide future policy.

For more information, visit: 30-Year Plan for Greater Adelaide


Inner and Middle Metropolitan Corridor (Design) DPA

Open for public consultation from 30 May 2017 to 25 July 2017.

The Inner and Middle Metropolitan Corridor (Design) DPA has been released on consultation and is in operation on an interim (temporary) basis.

The DPA applies to development applications lodged on or after 30 May 2017 which propose medium and high rise development (three or more storeys).The new guidelines seek to improve the design of these types of development

For more information, visit: Inner and Middle Metropolitan Corridor (Design) amendment -


Inner and Middle Metropolitan Corridor (Sites) DPA

Open for public consultation from 30 May 2017 to 25 July 2017.

The Inner and Middle Metropolitan Corridor (Sites) DPA seeks policy and zoning changes for the following Sites:

  1. Hackney Hotel site, Hackney Road, Hackney
  2. Caroma site, Magill Road, Norwood
  3. 52-60 The Parade, Norwood
  4. Otto’s Timber site, Magill Road, Stepney
  5. 1-5 Beulah Road, Norwood
  6. 78-80 Rundle Street, Kent Town

The changes are intended to provide more flexible height and density opportunities for the redevelopment of these Sites.

For more information, visit: Minister-initiated amendments to development plans -


ODASA Design Guidelines – Design Quality and Housing Choice

The Design Guidelines are intended to be a non-statutory set of complementary design guidelines to support the assessment of development applications for medium and high rise development.

For more information, visit: The Office for Design and Architecture SA - Resources

SALA support for local artists


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is once again supporting artists to participate in the 2017 South Australian Living Artists Festival within the City.

Artists who have arranged their own exhibition or are participating in an open studio event are invited to claim a reimbursement of the SALA Registration fee, up to $120.00

To claim a reimbursement of your SALA registration fee please forward details of your exhibition or participation details, along with a copy of your SALA receipt to the Council via email to:

For further information, please contact the Council on 08 8366 4555.

NPSP Supplementary Election


Following the resignation of Cr Sophia MacRae effective 8 May 2017, a Supplementary Election for the Maylands/Trinity Ward will be undertaken in August.

The Supplementary Election will ensure that the casual vacancy for the Maylands/Trinity Ward will be filled for the remainder of the current term of the Council which is until November 2018.

The election will be managed by the Council in conjunction with the Electoral Commission of South Australia, and in accordance with the Local Government Act 1999.

A candidate briefing session will be held on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at 7pm, Mayor's Parlour, Norwood Town Hall (George Street entrance).

Nominations to fill the vacancy will open on Thursday 22 June and close 12 noon on Thursday 6 July 2017.

The election will be conducted entirely by post with distribution of ballot papers from Tuesday 18 to Monday 24 July.

Election voting will close 12 noon on Monday 7 August 2017.

Apply now to become a Youth FM Radio presenter


Do you live, work or study in the east of Adelaide? Are you aged 15-25 years?

Apply now to become a Youth FM radio presenter! 

Youth FM is a free 12 month radio training program for young people.

Applications close 5.00pm, Monday 3 July 2017

Apply Now!


Youth FM information session

Find out more about the Youth FM Program at a one hour information session.

Date: Thursday 28 June
Time: 4.30 - 5.30pm
Venue: Three D Radio Studios, 101 Payneham Road, St Peters


More information


Youth FM logos updated



Public Notice: 23 May 2017 - Declaration and Naming of Public Roads


In 2016, the Lands Titles Office (LTO) advised the Council of the existence of two remnant strips of land which are owned by the Council and are being used as part of the existing road network, without ever having been declared as Public Road.

The two segments are 300mm wide and 3.05m wide respectively and form the southern side of Bonney and Moulden Streets, Norwood.

At its meeting held on 4 October 2016, the Council resolved to incorporate these sections of land into the adjacent public roads, as the Council already owns the land.

To view a copy of the Public Notice regarding this matter which was published in the Government Gazette on Tuesday 23 May 2017, download: Public Notice – Declaration and Naming of Public Roads