The Tonsley redevelopment is purposely designed to attract investment and create a thriving jobs and education precinct that includes residential and community living.

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The latest

Enhance Training Early Childhood Pre-employment program 2019

29 April 2019 in Tonsley, The Works Training and Employment Program

If you live in Tonsley or Adelaide’s southern suburbs and want to start a professional career working with children, check your eligibility for this rewarding 22-week training program.

Tonsley opens its doors to a world of discovery

20 March 2019 in Tonsley

Take a ride on a driverless bus, play with x-ray machines, pedal on a blender-bike to make a smoothie or go for a spin in a Tesla Model X at the Tonsley Open Day on Sunday 24 March 2019.

Tonsley retail hub planning begins

20 February 2019 in Tonsley

A supermarket, speciality shops, cafés, restaurants and offices, set amongst extensive landscaping, is being planned for Tonsley Innovation District by Peet Limited, the developer of neighbouring Tonsley Village.

About Tonsley

Tonsley brings together leading-edge research and education institutions, established businesses and start-ups, business incubators and accelerators, plus government and the wider community to connect and collaborate in Australia's first innovation district.


*upon completion of the project


Tonsley provides a high quality,
people-focused and
knowledge-driven environment.

Location facts

Tonsley is located on the site of the former Mitsubishi Motors plant on South Road, Tonsley.

Project progress

Since construction began in 2012, Tonsley has been progressing well as a vibrant, dynamic community of like-minded businesses that will shape a knowledge-based industrial future together.

Project targets

The next series of targets for Tonsley are:


Tonsley’s 6 Star Green Star accreditation is an unprecedented milestone for the South Australian building industry.

The internationally recognised certification, awarded by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), represents the highest level of leadership and innovation in sustainable design and building practices.

Tonsley is one of Australia’s only urban renewal development to achieve this level of certification and is a testament to the world-class design principles which have guided the redevelopment of the former Mitsubishi site.

Partners + investors

TAFE SA, Flinders University, Siemens, Signostics, and ZEN Energy are a few of our industry partners and investors.

Partners + investors
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