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Join the Garage Sale Trail - October 20 and 21


The Garage Sale Trail is happening in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters and across the country on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

The Garage Sale Trail happens with the support of 146 Council partners and more than 400,000 bargain hunting, reuse loving Australians - who this year will shop and sell at more than 15,000 garage sales Australia-wide.


Get involved

Anyone can participate - households, schools, community groups, offices, sports clubs and even whole streets!

Register as a seller

Register your sale for free and get a dedicated sale listing on the national website as well as access to promotional materials, tips and tricks to make your garage sale a success.

To register, visit: Garage Sale Trail - Be a Seller

Shop the Trail

To find out what’s going on in your neighbourhood and to search the trail, visit: Garage Sale Trail - Be a Shopper


As part of its commitment to sustainability, the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters proudly supports the Garage Sale Trail.

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Dispose of a range of everyday waste and recyclable items. Visit: Waste & Recycling Guide

Follow the NPSP Op Shop Trail and discover some hidden gems – and rescue them from landfill. Visit: Op Shop Trail


Chloe Hooper in conversation at Payneham Library


Our Libraries and Dillons Norwood Bookshop invite you to hear Chloe Hooper, author of bestseller The Tall Man, in conversation with Aimee Knight.

Chloe will be discussing her new true crime novel book The Arsonist - a real-life thriller about the hunt for the man who lit the Black Saturday fires in Victoria.

Bookings essential.

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




Eastside Startup Series: The Future of Work - book now!


Are you a start-up founder, company leader or want to find out more about employment in the new economy? Join us for the last event in our successful Eastside Startup Series: The Future of Work.


Tuesday 20 November
6.00 - 8.30pm
Brick + Mortar

Advances in technology continue to automate routine physical and intellectual tasks, transforming industries and the jobs that powered them.

In this session we will focus on exploring the opportunities that arise from this transformation and what you need to do to survive and thrive.

The session will include a presentation from Kirk Drage, CEO and Co-Founder of LeapSheep and a mediated panel discussion.

Register now


Previous event

Global Opportunities Workshop

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | Brick + Mortar

The attendees discussed Adelaide's hyper-connectivity and the opportunities that this presents for creating the companies of the future, as well as the growth industries and technologies that will enable them to accelerate at unprecedented speeds.

Previous events in this series

  • How to Start a Startup
  • Global Opportunities
  • Networking Event
  • Startup Growth Hacks.

For information about this Series or upcoming networking events, contact our Business & Economic Development Unit on 08 8366 4616 or email

Swimming centres re-opening


Have a splash as the weather warms up at the Norwood Swimming Centre, which is now open.

The Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre will re-open on 27 October.

Our outdoor Swimming Centres feature:

  • shaded lawns and BBQs
  • hot showers
  • convenient opening times
  • kiosk
  • lap swimming and swimming lessons
  • inflatable obstacle course at Norwood Centre (every Sunday between 12.30pm and 3.30pm).

For more information, visit: Swimming Centres

Heritage Inquiry


Parliament’s Environment Resources and Development Committee (ERDC) are conducting an Inquiry into the operation of the Heritage system in South Australia.

As part of this Inquiry, the ERDC invited submissions from the public during August and September.

To view the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ submission, download: Heritage Inquiry Submission

To view copies of all submissions and for more information, visit the Parliament of South Australia website

Draft State Planning Policies


South Australia’s planning system is currently undergoing its biggest reform in over 20 years, led by the State Planning Commission through the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.

Over the coming months, the State Government is releasing a number of documents and discussion papers outlining how the proposed new system will work.

The draft State Planning Policies represent the highest level of policy in our new planning system and address the economic, environmental and social planning priorities for South Australia.

Consultation for the draft Policies has now closed. To view the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters’ submission, download: Submission

To view copies of all submissions or for further information, visit the SA Planning Portal

Zest for Life 2018 Program


Celebrate your Zest for Life and join our exciting program of events which encourage positive and active ageing, and promote community well-being.

Our Zest for Life 2018 Program is presented as part of the COTA Zest Fest 2018 Festival for Modern Ageing.

Bookings for all events are essential and can be made online. Alternatively, bookings can be made at the Norwood Town Hall, Payneham and St Peters Libraries.

For more the full program of events and to book online, visit: Events & Festivals Calendar

Draft Youth Development Strategy - your say!


The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters has developed a draft Youth Development Strategy that will inform the Council’s future efforts to meet the needs of young people in the Council area.

The draft Strategy was developed through engagement with local young people, services, schools, parents and carers, Council staff and Elected Members, and the community.

Consultation closes 5.00pm, Tuesday 30 October 2018.

To have your say and help shape the Council’s Youth Development Strategy, visit: Community Consultation

Your NPSP September edition out now!


Read the latest edition of Your NPSP eNewsletter and discover all that's happening in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

Read: Your NPSP: September 2018

Your NPSP eNewsletter brings you regular bi-monthly updates about Council’s events, initiatives, major projects and business activities, delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe now to future editions of Your NPSP. This is an opt-in subscription and you can unsubscribe at any time.

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Sustainable Garden Awards workshops and tours


The Sustainable Garden Awards is a biennial initiative of the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, showcasing local gardens which make a positive contribution to the environment and well-being of our community through sustainability principles, design and innovation. In the lead up to the Award presentations, a series of free workshops will be available to every shade of green thumb.

The Awards, open to all residents, businesses, schools and community groups in the Council area, recognise and celebrate the importance of gardening and landscaping in our City’s urban environment. Nominations will be judged by a panel of industry experts, against a range of criteria including design, innovation and creativity, biodiversity and habitat, self-sufficiency and nature play. Nominations open 1 September and close 5pm, Friday 19 October 2018.

An exciting program of free workshops and tours kicks off on 1 September with a variety of sustainable gardening topics covered and a special workshop for children who love to learn about the creatures in their own backyard. The workshops are presented and hosted by expert gardeners committed to sustainable gardening practices and who are ready to share their tips and tricks, and answer all of your gardening questions. Don’t delay, places are limited and bookings are essential.

All welcome! You don't have to live in the Council area to attend.

To book, visit: 2018 Sustainable Garden Awards