Look Good, Feel Good MOSH fundraiser held at Town Hall


The Lady Mayoress hosted a fund raiser for a volunteer driven not for profit service called Mosh (Minimisation of Suicide Harm) at the Town Hall on 25th September.   MOSH Australia is a local charity promoting positive mental health. Stylists from The City of Adelaide, including Cristina Tridente put together affordable pre-loved fashion looks for the whole family, covering formal events, work attire, weekend chill out and more. Outfits were for sale on the night at bargain prices as the Queen Adelaide room become a pop up Op Shop for the night.  Councillor Megan Hender MC’d. At the event, it was announced that Mosh is opening a centre on King William Street in the City of Adelaide.


Understanding Chinese Consumers


Are you ready for the growth in Chinese Tourism? Chinese tourists are Adelaide’s fastest growing and largest spending market. In the last quarter, Chinese leisure spend increased by 34 %. Adelaide City Council Tuesday, 25 August 2015 from 2:45 PM to 5:00 PM (ACST) Adelaide, SA We had great feedback from the last workshop-and we were even on Channel 9 news! If you missed out last time -now is your chance! Adelaide City Council and the Confucius Institute at the University of Adelaide, are pleased to present an interactive and entertaining professional development session, tailored to retailers and restauranteurs, to prepare your staff and business for the influx of Chinese visitors. The afternoon includes: – An introduction to China and the Chinese-mind set -Chinese consumer habits -How to make a good first impression -Marketing and selling your product to the Chinese consumer -Customer service ‘Chinese-style’ and much more! Led by


High Exposure for Brand South Australia in China


The Australia China Development Company have worked successfully with BrandSA to deliver a strong consistent message to China during April-June 2015. Cristina Tridente opens Qingdao Fashion Week in April 24th-28th After wowing Qingdao in August of 2014 at the Australia China Development Company Gala Banquet, Cristina was invited to return to open Qingdao Fashion Week. During multiple fashion shows, photo shoots, designer discussions and workshops she has achieved a high degree of visibility for South Australian fashion and has developed some truly meaningful and deep relationships while on her 6 week Asialink residency.   Brand South Australia in Jinan A DVD co-produced with BrandSA was produced and presented to Qingdao Government who have in turn played it to thousands of Chinese viewers. The video introduces Adelaide Fashion Week but also has an introduction from the Premier and interviews hosted by Lily Ji featuring the Hon. Martin Haese, Irena Zhang and


Royal South Australian Society of the Arts Portrait Prize major prize donated by Zhang family

Artist Victor Zhang

“The Royal South Australian Society of the Arts second Portrait Prize Exhibition has just announced that this year’s major prize will be donated by Irena Zhang. Irena is the Owner of Zi Gallery. The Zhang family support of the Arts and the RSASA continues, by Irena’s generous gift of $10,000 to the second Royal South Australian Society Portrait Prize. It will be dedicated to her father Victor Zhang. Three independent judges have been appointed and they will work with Irena’s father, well known international artist Victor Zhang, in the selection of the first prize of $10,000.” Full story by Hannah Pendlebury (Glam Adelaide) Picture by Matt Turner (The Advertiser)


Message from the Premier LNY 2015


MESSAGE TO THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CHINESE COMMUNITY FROM THE PREMIER, THE HONOURABLE JAY WEATHERILL MP ON THE OCCASION OF THE LUNAR NEW YEAR 2015 YEAR OF THE GOAT On behalf of the Government of South Australia, I am delighted to extend New Year best wishes to all members of South Australia’s Chinese community. South Australia’s thriving Chinese community continues to make a substantial contribution to our society and economy. South Australians of Chinese heritage have experienced success in many fields of human endeavours and we celebrate their achievements. South Australia and China enjoy a mutually beneficial and prosperous relationship, and my Government is committed to working with the South Australian Chinese community to further strengthen our cultural and economic ties. Since the launch of our South Australia China Engagement Strategy in 2012, we have deepened our engagement considerably. Over the past decades, South Australia has gained a well-earned reputation as