Good neighbours

Neighbour Day is Australia's annual celebration of community, bringing together the people next door, across the street or in your neighborhood or city.  Neighbour Day falls on the last Sunday in March each year and in 2019 this will happen on Sunday 31 March.

Neighbour Day


How to celebrate

It's easy to participate in Neighbour Day 2019 because how you celebrate is entirely up to you.  Whether it's a simple cup of tea, a slice of cake shared with an older neighbour, a street party, a group dog walk, a collective bike ride or a shared picnic- it's up to you!

Simple tips and hints

  • Keep your event short- 1-2 hours is best for busy people
  • Keep it simple- to make it easier to host on the day
  • Consider hosting your event in your front garden, or at a nearby park or oval
  • Hand deliver some personalised invitations, or door knock down your street
  • BYO/ Shared plate is a great principle as it allows everyone to contribute

Attend a Library event

Joining us for the screening of ‘Stories from my Neighbourhood’ short films at your local library followed by a morning tea.

Greenacres: Tues 26 March 11am
Semaphore: Thurs 28 March 11am
Parks: Mon 25 March 11.30am
Port: Mon 25 March 11am
Enfield: Mon 25 March 11am

Appreciate your Neighbour competition

There are so many great stories about how neighbours connect in our communities.  Tell us in 300 words or less what you appreciate about your neighbour and you could win them a prize. We have ten gift baskets of SA produce (Valued at $100 each) to give away.

Submit your entry by email to , or in hardcopy letter sent to Jan Angelo, Health and Wellbeing Team, PO Box 110, Port Adelaide, SA 5015 by 8 April 2019.  Full terms and conditions below.

Your Neighbour Day events

We can kick in up to $50 for your Neighbour Day event. Limited number available.

Before the day

Come up with an idea about how you want to celebrate Neighbour Day. Think about the following steps

  • When and where you will host the event- on around Sunday 31 March
  • How you will include people from the area you don't already know
  • How you will promote and organise the event

Register your event by calling Jan Angelo on 8405 6010, send an email to or complete the online form below.

On the Day

Remember to enjoy yourselves and have fun! Staff from our Health and Wellbeing Team may pop in and say hello.

After the event

Send us a short comment about the best bits of the day, a photo of your event and photographs or copies of relevant receipts. 

Other ideas

The Neighbour Day Website is full of useful ideas for your event, and other ways to stay connected all year round.  Here are some other ideas to consider at any time.


Use the form below to give us some information about your planned Neighbour Day event and we will contact you if your event is eligible, or to let us know what you appreciate about your neighbour

* Mandatory Field

Your details
Your details
Your phone number*
Your email address*
Your home address*
Neighbour Day details
Your Neighbour Day event idea
Event idea
Event date
Who will attend and how will you let people know about the event?
How will you spend the $50 voucher
Any other comments or details
If you see this, leave this form field blank.

Send a copy of the submitted form to this email address.

Terms and Conditions:  ‘Appreciate your Neighbour Competition’  

  1. The ‘Appreciate your Neighbour Competition’ is open to all residents of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield
  2. The competition owner is City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council
  3. Competition opens 12pm Monday 4 March 2019
  4. Competition closes at 5pm Monday 8 April 2019
  5. We have ten gift baskets of SA produce to win valued at $100 dollars each.
  6. The total prize pool is valued at $1,000
  7. Entries will be accepted via email to or an original hardcopy statement sent to PO Box 110, Port Adelaide, SA 5015
  8. To enter and be eligible to be one of the winners you will need to tell us in 300 words or less what you appreciate about your neighbour, and must include contact details of the person submitting the nomination
  9. The entries will be reviewed and the winners will be selected by a panel of 3 staff judges
  10. The winners will be selected at the Civic Centre on Tuesday 9 April
  11. All winners will be notified within 7 working days of the closing date via telephone or email.
  12. City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the opinion of the promoter, includes objectionable content, including but not limited to profanity, nudity, potentially insulting, scandalous, inflammatory or defamatory images or language.
  13. The draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The prize is not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
For further information on this topic, or if you have any questions, please call our helpful Customer Services team on 8405 6600 or email us at
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