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2014 News & Media

Local Music to take Centre Stage at Tourrific

24 December 2014
Live music is set to take centre stage at this year’s Tourrific Prospect street party, to be held in the Prospect Road Village Heart from 5:00pm on Monday 19 January

State government cuts pensioner concessions for rates

24 December 2014
City of Prospect opposes Government's decision to abolish concessions on Council rates

Qattro Circuit to Light Up Tourrific Prospect 2015

24 December 2014
Tourrific Prospect 2015 to feature new community 'rides'.

Village Heart Wins Again

24 December 2014
Prospect Road Village Heart has has been awarded the 2014 Award of Merit (Urban Category) by the Australian Civic Trust

Is this SA's most awarded street?

11 November 2014
City of Prospect and its talented team of design consultants have collected two coveted awards from the Planning Institute Australia (PIA) in their Awards for Planning Excellence 2014.

Mayor wins Economic Development Leadership Award

7 November 2014
City of Prospect Mayor David O’Loughlin last week won the esteemed Leadership Award (Elected) at the National Economic Development Australia (EDA) Conference. The EDA promotes sustainable economic development in all levels of government across Australia, while recognising and rewarding outstanding examples of economic development practice.

Prospect and the Eastern Region now among the world's Smart21 Communities

28 October 2014
This is City of Prospect’s fourth consecutive year being named in the top 21 communities in the world and the first year the Eastern Region Alliance (an Alliance of 7 member Councils of Eastern Adelaide) has been included. City of Prospect and the Eastern Region Alliance will now contend for the prestigious designation of Intelligent Community of the Year in June 2015.

Prospect's Digital Hub is Expanding Horizons

15 October 2014
City of Prospect was excited to host a visit by Senator the Hon Stephen Conroy at the Prospect Digital Hub on 15 October 2014.

Prospect Toy Library is extending it's hours

13 October 2014
City of Prospect is excited to announce that after consultation with borrowers of the Prospect Toy Library, the opening hours have been extended from 4.5 hours per week to 12.5 hours per week starting Wednesday 15 October 2014.

Mental Health in Prospect

8 October 2014
City of Prospect is proud to promote supported mental health programs held within the City as part of Mental Health Week which runs from 5-12 October 2014.

First section of NBN goes live in Prospect

2 October 2014
City of Prospect is pleased to announce that the much anticipated National Broadband Network (NBN) is now available in Ovingham, Thorngate, Fitzroy and the first section of Prospect.

Connecting with our Global Settings

26 September 2014
Lockery’s work investigates ideas of physical, social and cultural interconnectivity in response to her experience of ‘the everyday’ within the urban environment.

Adelaide Airport Preliminary Draft Masterplan 2014

22 September 2014
Adelaide Airport Ltd (AAL) has released a new Preliminary Draft Master Plan, which highlights its plans for growth of the airport over the next 20 years. A portion of the plan may affect noise levels for some south-eastern properties within City of Prospect.


1 September 2014
Nominations open tomorrow for candidates offering themselves for election to their Local Council in the 2014 Local Government Elections.

Landmark Revitalised

27 August 2014
City of Prospect is excited to share with you the landscape designs being undertaken as part of the upgrade of the Landmark Artwork by Artist Anton Hart – located at the corner Prospect Road and Fitzroy Terrace.

Disruption to Waste Collection Services

20 August 2014
City of Prospect’s waste collection contractor Transpacific Cleanaway announced a voluntary grounding of its entire fleet nationally following an accident at Glen Osmond on Monday 18 August.

Broadview Sports and Recreation Masterplan

18 August 2014
Scheduled for discussion at the Council meeting on 26 August, the intent of the Master Plan is to provide a clear strategy for the future development and management of the Precinct and include the requirements of Council’s long term budget plans, strategic management plans, infrastructure, asset management plan and environmental action plan.

My Local Services App

1 July 2014
Download an exciting new app which allows you to get local information, report issues, and find out what's near you.

Council Meetings on YouTube

3 June 2014
City of Prospect is the first South Australian Council to publish its monthly Council meetings and workshops to YouTube for viewing by the public.

Urban Indigenous response to the influence of colonisation

1 May 2014
City of Prospect is proud to present ‘Seen, Heard, Understood: Urban Indigenous Stories’ curated by Australian Indigenous curator Coby Edgar to be opened on 11 May 2014 at Prospect Gallery to be launched by Nici Cumpston, Artistic Director – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Visual Arts Festival 2015 – Art Gallery of South Australia.

Seen Heard and Understood - Urban Indigenous Art

15 April 2014
The exhibition aims to explore the influence that colonisation and multicultural Australian society has had on Indigenous artists and communities living in urban areas.

City of Prospect calling on Canberra

11 April 2014
City of Prospect has written to the Hon Warren Truss, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Treasurer and Shadow Minister, including our local Federal Member for Adelaide Kate Ellis, raising concern about $18 million in supplementary local road funding which is dependent on a Federal Budget decision.

National Youth Week

28 March 2014
To celebrate 2014 National Youth Week, the Prospect and Walkerville Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) will be hosting a youth music event at Club5082 on Friday 11 April

Community Service Awards

24 March 2014
Do you know someone who makes your community a better place?

Flying the Flag

12 March 2014
The flag poles in St Helens Park are available to fly flags of local schools, community groups, sporting and service clubs.

Excellent App for City of Prospect

27 February 2014
When you are half-way down the driveway and worried you are towing the wrong wheelie bin, your mobile phone could provide you with the right answer.

Prospect Fair is all about Family

24 February 2014
On Saturday 22 March from 10am - 4pm, take mum, dad and all the kids down to Prospect’s best family fun day at Prospect Fair.

New Sport Opportunities in Prospect

31 January 2014
City of Prospect is soon to make a final decision regarding which sporting clubs will set up home for winter sport at Charles Cane Reserve on Churchill Road, Prospect. A special meeting has been arranged for early March to consider the results from recent community consultation.

Let's Work Together

15 January 2014
The former Deputy Mayor of Prospect, Allen Harris, has called on the next State Government to work with Local Government in a Youtube message aimed at current and aspiring politicians. The Local Government Association has launched its State Election campaign strategy ahead of the March 2014 Election calling on the next State Government to work closely with Local Government on issues of key importance to South Australian communities.

Endlings Opens 2 February

15 January 2014
Prospect Gallery is pleased to announce the first exhibition launch of the Prospect Gallery 2014 calendar; Endlings, by Peter Lindon (photography). The exhibition will open on Sunday 2 February from 3.00pm with guest speaker Erica Green, Director of the Samstag Museum of Art.