Councillor Simon Hou calls for Chinatown Adelaide marketing campaign

Coronavirus fears prompt Adelaide Chinatown marketing campaign

Councillor Simon Hou said more needed to be done to support local jobs and businesses. “Local businesses don’t need [us] to chat to them with some nice words and photos — when we talk about support we need to consider the money into it,” he said. “Over the last couple of months we are all aware that local businesses are suffering — things are really tough. “Many businesses need help with cash flow and I don’t believe rate relief is an option. “Businesses need more customers and that is something we must help them [with]. “Running a marketing campaign is actually what we need — we could bring more people back into the city and spend more money in the city.” The Chinatown Association of South Australia (CASA) urged councillors to consider infrastructure improvements in the area, as well as financial relief. Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor earlier said she was


Premier Steven Marshall visits Chinatown Plaza

Premier visits Chinatown Plaza

“Can you imagine our city without Chinatown? Local businesses have been needlessly hit by coronavirus concerns. We want to send a clear message that Chinatown is safe and open for business. Visit the precinct. Have a meal. Encourage others to head along. By doing that, you’ll ensure Chinatown continues to thrive.”  Premier Steven Marshall