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A Day of Fashion - Saturday 12 October


Celebrate style on A Day of Fashion. 

Enjoy exclusive discounts, indulge in in-store experiences including workshops and beauty bar.

Delight in an open-air fashion showcase of the latest trends from iconic brands and unique boutiques. 

Refresh your style for spring, take home a timeless classic or discover a fashion piece that is uniquely you.

A Day of Fashion is not to be missed!

Saturday 12 October 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters

For more information and to book a workshop, visit: A Day of Fashion

Innovative age friendly strategy wins award


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ Age Friendly Wayfinding Strategy has been awarded the 2019 Janet Brash Trophy at the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management’s (AITPM) Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate innovation and practices that challenge standards to seek improvement. 

Awarded for its person-focused and holistic approach, the Age Friendly Wayfinding Strategy provides a framework for the creation of age-friendly walking routes throughout the City. This includes the design of accessible signage, as well as safety and accessibility requirements, to help older people and those with diverse abilities can participate in community life, stay healthy and active and stay connected by walking around their City.

The strategy was developed in 2018 -2019 through grant funding provided by the Department for Health’s Office for Ageing Well.

The project team included the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ Community Services Unit alongside Infraplan consultancy and Urban Regional Planning Services (URPS).

For more information about the Council’s Age Friendly Wayfinding Strategy, contact the Council’s Manager, Community Services on 08 8366 4600 or

Kent Town Economic Strategy - have your say


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is seeking community feedback on the draft Kent Town Economic Growth Strategy 2020–2025.

The draft Kent Town Economic Growth Strategy 2020–2025 is a strategic document being developed by the Council to attract new businesses, enhance existing businesses and support the economic development, activation and unique cultural aspects of Kent Town.

You are invited to comment on the draft strategy from Monday 16 September to Friday 11 October 2019.

You are also invited to attend a community drop-in session to share your views on the strategy on Wednesday 25 September from 3–8pm at g + gracin, 78 Rundle Street, Kent Town.

For more information and to have your say, visit: Community Consultation

Raising the Bar podcasts


Missed Raising the Bar? Not a problem, we have a selection of Raising the Bar talks available for download on SoundCloud

Catch up on 6 talks:

For more information about this event, visit: Raising the Bar


RaisingRTBE 2 the Bar Entrepreneurship - book now!


Event date: Tuesday 1 October.

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is bringing the first Raising the Bar Entrepreneurship event in the world to Adelaide.

The event will transform the city into an innovation hub, with ten entrepreneurs and innovative thought leaders from various fields and backgrounds giving talks about the successes and failures of their entrepreneurial journey and sharing business advice.

Book free tickets

Rezoning of property across SA


On 1 July 2020, the South Australian Government will undertake a rezoning of all properties in SA.

This may affect:

  • type of land use that can be established for your property
  • what can be built on your land and on the surrounding properties
  • design and height of a new development
  • types of development applications that you or your neighbours are notified about will change
  • you will no longer have the right to appeal against a neighbour’s performance-assessed development application.

The rezoning will be undertaken following the introduction of the South Australian Government’s new planning and design code in 2020 and will be based on the code’s new assessment criteria.

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will consult on the proposed rezoning in early October.

For more information, visit:

2019 Community Survey results


2019 Community Survey results

The Community Survey measures the overall satisfaction that the local community has with the Council’s services, programs and facilities and helps the Council move towards the overall goal of Community Wellbeing set out in its strategic management plan: CityPlan 2030: Shaping Our Future.

The survey found that the top priorities for residents were:

  • Improving infrastructure – 48% of respondents placed this as their top priority
  • Environmental sustainability – 36% of respondents placed this as their top priority
  • Preserving and planting street trees – 32% of respondents placed this as their top priority

For businesses, the top priorities were:

  • Improving infrastructure – 50% of respondents placed this as their top priority
  • Car parking – 39% of respondents placed this as their top priority
  • Environmental sustainability – 30% of respondents placed this as their top priority

The survey is carried out every other year. Thank you to those who were randomly selected to participate in the 2019 Community Survey.

To view the results of this year's survey, please visit: 2019 Community Survey

Spring Jams free music program for teens


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, Music SA and Headspace Adelaide are very excited to announce Spring Jams.

Spring Jams is a free school holiday song writing and live performance program for 13 - 17 year olds.

Participants will be mentored on song writing and live performance by members of West Thebarton, Wolf & Cub, Horror My Friend and more, along with qualified staff of Music SA staff.

The program will finish with a live performance for friends and family.

Students should have some basic - intermediate musical instrumentation, vocal experience at a high school level – this includes electronic production or rap and hip hop experience.

Workshop will run from 1 - 3 October.

For more information and to book, visit: Events & Festivals

Zest for Life - book now!


Celebrate your zest for life and join our exciting program of events that enhance positive ageing and community well-being.

14 – 28 October 2019

Zest for Life is a vibrant two week festival celebrating positive ageing and community wellbeing.

This year’s exciting program covers everything from seminars to salsa.

Most activities require booking.

To view the program and to book, visit: Zest for Life

The Parade, Norwood to trial plastic free pilot


The Parade, Norwood has been selected to participate in the state government’s voluntary business/retailer led ‘Plastic Free Precincts’ pilot program.  

Boomerang Alliance, working in partnership with the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation will develop, implement and manage the pilot program.

Boomerang Alliance along with the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters will provide on-the-ground support for participating businesses and community sites to make the transition away from single-use plastics towards reusable, recyclable or compostable alternatives.

The pilot will focus on: 

  • plastic drinking straws
  • single-use coffee cups
  • plastic beverage containers
  • plastic bags (all types)
  • take-away plastic serving ware (cutlery etc)
  • take-away polystyrene food packaging.


What you can do to support the pilot and go plastic free

  • dine in instead of getting take away
  • bring your own reusable bag
  • say no to plastic bags (use a box, carry smaller amounts of items in your hands)
  • bring your own refillable water bottle
  • bring your own reusable straw
  • treat yourself to an ice cream cone instead of a container with a plastic spoon (or bring your own spoon)
  • bring your own container for take-away
  • bring your own coffee cup
  • bring your own fresh produce bags.

The Plastic Free Precinct pilots will identify opportunities and challenges associated with transitioning away from single-use plastic products and inform legislation. The government intends to legislate to ban single-use plastics in 2020.

For more information, visit: Green Industries SA - Plastic Free Precincts

NPSP dog and cat owners survey


If you own a dog or cat, we’d like you to help us out by filling in a survey.

The Council’s 2019-2024 Dog & Cat Management Plan guides how the Council manages dogs and cats in the City. One of the objectives of the plan is to educate the community about responsible pet ownership and the broad range of dog and cat ownership requirements. The survey will help us to understand how we’re doing with this.

The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. We appreciate your time.

If you can spare 5 minutes to complete the survey, please click the button below.

Dog and Cat Survey