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

Learn skills for new career in disability support

13 February 2019 in Playford Alive, The Works Training and Employment Program

Motivated and committed people who live in and near Adelaide’s northern suburbs are encouraged to register for this comprehensive 20-week course in disability support that offers employment for suitable graduates.

Shine in our latest disability support worker pre-employment program

15 January 2019 in Playford Alive, The Works Training and Employment Program

The Lighthouse Disability Worker pre-employment program offers people living in Adelaide’s northern suburbs the opportunity to begin a career in disability support work.

Spirit of community is alive in Playford

29 November 2018 in Playford Alive

Spring saw Playford Alive celebrate the spirit of its community, from the music and colour of the annual Community Fun Day to the quiet achievers whose hard work was acknowledged at the Local Heroes Awards.

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