September 2019 Northern Business Breakfast

The Northern Business Breakfast provides information sharing and networking opportunities to the Northern Business Community.

Mr Adam Faulkner

Parafield Gardens Community Club – 65 Shepherdson Rd, Parafield Gardens

Wednesday 25th September 2019 – 7am – 8.30am

Guest Speaker : Mr Adam Faulkner, Chief Executive Officer, NAWMA

“Stimulating the local economy through recycling”

NAWMA currently leads the state in rubbish and recycling efficiency and effectiveness though its unique approach to the consideration of waste as a resource.

Adam will present NAWMA’s current operations, future growth and challenges.

About Adam-

Adam has 20 years working in local government waste management and recycling sector. Having held a senior position at Alexandrina Council, Adam headed up recycling and energy recovery in one of Australia’s fastest growing population corridors in the Tweed Shire Council in the northern rivers of NSW.

Following a stint at Hyder Consulting in Melbourne delivering strategic and operational solutions for some of the country’s most prominent public and private clients, Adam moved back home to South Australia.

About NAWMA :
The Northern Adelaide Waste Management Authority (NAWMA) is a regional subsidiary formed under the Local Government Act (SA) 1999 to provide best practice waste management and resource recovery services. NAWMA receives and processes material for a range of clients including businesses, industry and regional SA councils with its predominant services being for its three (3) Constituent Councils (Gawler, Playford and Salisbury)The local waste, recycling and resource recovery operations that NAWMA undertakes have significant environmental, economic, and social benefits for current and future generations. NAWMA represents not only excellence in environmental leadership, but testament to Councils working collaboratively as a Regional Waste Management Subsidiary to deliver economies of scale and efficiencies in service and infrastructure delivery.NAWMA facilities and services include:

Coordination of three-bin kerbside collection services (general waste, household recycling and green organics) for more than 100, 000 residential properties in its three Constituent Council areas
On-demand hard waste collection service
Operation of two Resource Recovery Centres (Edinburgh North and Pooraka)
Receival and processing of municipal waste at its Edinburgh North Waste Processing Facility
Operation of the Uleybury landfill (balefill)
Operation of its 20 tonne/hr Materials Recovery Facility
Facilitation of hazardous waste drop-off days
Facilitation of community engagement and education programs

Increasingly NAWMA’s focus is on developing strategies and processes to transition to circular economy operations. Activities demonstrating this include the Uleybury landfill gas extraction project and Norske paper deal.




No post breakfast workshop in September

Full cooked breakfast and Speaker: $25.00

In conjunction with Elizabeth Rotary Club and Salisbury Rotary Club the venues will alternate monthly between Playford Bowling Club, Goodman Road, Elizabeth, SA and Parafield Gardens Community Club, 65 Shepherdson Road, Parafield Gardens, SA.


Elizabeth Rotary


Salisbury Rotary


Bring your business cards and every attendee can put information on the information sharing table.

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This breakfast is proudly sponsored by:

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. Peter Kittle

The organisers gratefully acknowledge the financial support of:

St Patrick Technical College
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Elizabeth Community Bank – Bendigo Bank Branch
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Parafield Airport Limited
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Peter Kittle Motor Company
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On booking we are now asking for payment with credit card normally $A25
(made up of $A22.50 + $2.50 to cover credit card fees). If you register your details online below and hit “continue” and then “register” you will be taken to the encrypted Paypal portal where you can pay by Paypal or credit card (you don’t need a Paypal account to pay with credit card). Unfortunately, there are no refunds on cancellation in the last 14 days prior to events or non-attendance at events as we are liable for catering costs based on your booking.Payment on arrival will be normally $A 35 (cash or credit card).
We also reserve the right to invoice people booked who don’t attend.