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

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) & Early Development Centres Pre-employment program.

Progress | Winter 2018 edition

12 June 2018 in Lot Fourteen, News, Our Port, Playford Alive, Progress Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2018 edition of Progress, in which you can discover what’s happening at the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site, read about Tonsley’s Property Council awards, watch what Playford Alive’s residents love about the community, learn more about the UDIA Innovation Summit, and get excited about the 2018 Winterfest lineup.

Residents champion Playford Alive in its 10th anniversary year; more local heroes sought

1 June 2018 in Playford Alive

After ten years of milestones, local residents tell us in their own words what’s so great about life at Playford Alive in a series of video testimonials.

Playford Alive residents are also known for their community spirit and business savvy – if you know someone who fits the bill, nominate them now for the 2018 Local Hero Awards.

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