School ties strengthen sister city relationship

A Memorandum of Understanding between Pulteney Grammar School and Qingdao-based Huangdao District Taihang Road Primary School has been signed in Qingdao.

It cements an exciting partnership that will provide a range of mutually beneficial education outcomes for both city-based schools.…


Major agreement between City of Onkaparinga and China ratified

The City Of Onkaparinga is playing a significant role attracting economic growth and foreign investment to the southern region of Adelaide, South Australia by taking a leading part in the Premier’s Outbound Mission to Shandong Province and visiting one of …


New website to strengthen ties with China

A bilingual website will be introduced this week in Shandong to facilitate two-way trade and investment between South Australian businesses and their Shandong counterparts.

The website was developed by the LGA in partnership with the Australia China Business Council (ACBC-SA) …


Local government supporting small business in China

Delegates from 19 of South Australia’s councils will head to China to represent and support local industry and strengthen economic ties with SA’s largest and most significant trading partner.

LGA President, Dave Burgess says it’s critical for the state’s economy …


Adelaide City Huanying Ni!

Adelaide City Council is undertaking a pilot project with the Australian China Business Council (ACBC) to help city businesses become better prepared for growth in inbound Chinese tourists.

The project will run from April to June and will see up …


Western Adelaide health cluster has strong presence at China business mission

Approximately half of the businesses involved in the Australia China Aged Care Consortium will participate in the Premier’s outbound mission to Shandong in April.

The Consortium is made up of over 30 businesses from Adelaide’s western region, and was initiated …


Onkaparinga-Jinan relationship continues to grow through Sponge City initiative

The City of Onkaparinga will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Shandong Ronghui Guantong Co Ltd (SRG) and the Water Industry Alliance (WIA) at the Premier’s 2016 Outbound Mission in April.

The MoU will be part of the official …


Ancient sand set to become new industry

The recent discovery of high quality silica sand during excavations at the Stoney Pinch Quarry near Renmark has the potential to become a major new industry.

The sands are thought to have formed part of an ancient beach in the …


China trade mission gets underway

Lord Mayor Martin Haese and Councillors David Slama and Priscilla Corbell depart this weekend to join the State Government-led trade mission to Shandong.

The Lord Mayor described the mission as another huge opportunity to strengthen the Sister City relationship with …