Playford Alive

Playford Alive is one of the largest urban renewal projects in Australia. It aims to create a diverse, integrated and sustainable community whilst supporting skills training and economic growth. With quality facilities including health care, education, recreation and an exciting new $250 million Town Centre, Playford Alive will be the place of choice to live in northern Adelaide.

About Playford AliveSnapshotNew businessesProject progressProject targetsNews + events

About Playford Alive

Throughout this new community are a host of new facilities such as schools, a GP super clinic, railway station, wetlands and parklands, a new $250 million town centre including a $70 million retail development by Woolworths, and several new outlets and community facilities.

Playford Alive is one of Adelaide’s most connected communities, situated between Main North Road and the Northern Expressway. The area is supported by train and bus services including a new train station at Munno Para.


New businesses

The following businesses became part of the Playford Alive Community in 2016-17:

It is a place with one
united purpose – to enhance
quality of life in a proud community.

Project progress

Since Playford Alive commenced in 2008:

Project targets

We've set the following goals for 2017/18 as we work towards delivering a thriving community with high quality living and an ongoing supply of affordable housing.

News + events

Expressions of interest sought in prime residential development opportunity at Andrews Farm

24 August 2018 in Playford Alive, Urban Renewal

A prime new residential development opportunity is available in Andrews Farm, one of Adelaide’s fastest growing northern suburbs.

New jobs, careers grow from local childcare course

18 July 2018 in Playford Alive, The Works Training and Employment Program

Take the first steps towards your childcare career – our 24-week Works Program, which combines weekly work experience with classroom learning, is opening doors to employment and new careers for people in the northern suburbs and the Gawler area.

Begin your career in early education and childcare

27 June 2018 in Playford Alive, The Works Training and Employment Program

Motivated and committed people from Adelaide’s northern suburbs who are interested in a career in early education and childcare are sought for the latest Stepping Stone (SA) Childcare & Early Development Centres Pre-employment program.

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