Tonsley: South Australia’s New Haven of Innovation

Tonsley TAFE's $120 million Sustainable Industries Education Centre brings together building and construction training

A former car factory in Adelaide’s south is now blazing a trail as Australia’s premier Innovation District.

The former Mitsubishi factory at Clovelly Park was a southern suburbs icon for more than 40 years, but after the plant’s closure in 2008, the 61-hectare site was ripe for re-development.

Now, almost three years into a 20-year redevelopment project, Tonsley is transforming into a world-class
collaborative, innovative precinct – already home to 880 jobs, with scope for thousands more.

With collaboration at its core, Tonsley represents a $253 million State Government investment and integrates on the single site industry, research, education, training, retail, residential living and community.

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