Case Studies

Financial and business services

Tic:Toc

Tic:Toc

In July 2017, South Australian-based fintech Tic:Toc, launched the world’s first online home loan platform, offering eligible customers full home loan approvals in just 22 minutes.

The lending platform, backed by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, uses a digital decisioning system …

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SuperConcepts

SuperConcepts

SuperConcepts, a leading provider of services for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) is expanding Adelaide operation in a move which will create 52 new highly skilled jobs in the State’s financial services sector.

SuperConcepts is one of the largest employers of …

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Babcock – Mission Critical Services

Babcock – Mission Critical Services

Global engineering support services company Babcock International Group is making a multi-million dollar investment in South Australia which will deliver more than 48 highly skilled jobs to the state.

The company is relocating its Mission Critical Services Australasian head office …

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Latitude

Latitude

Adelaide has proven the perfect choice for Melbourne-based leisure firm, Latitude. The company opened a new aerial super park in Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs in January 2016 and had welcomed its 100,000th customer by 30 May.

Latitude director Aaron Silluzio has …

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Orora

Orora

ASX-listed packaging manufacturer, Orora Limited is investing $52 million to expand its glass manufacturing plant near Gawler, north of Adelaide in a project expected to generate 25 ongoing jobs at the plant and sustain 85 additional jobs during construction.

Orora …

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

In February 2014 Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced plans to expand its presence in South Australia creating hundreds of jobs. Adelaide is a key regional delivery centre for Hewlett Packard Enterprise with staff supporting local, national and global clients from South …

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Food and agribusiness

Costa

Costa

Leading Australian horticultural business Costa is investing $60 million to expand its mushroom production facility at Monarto and create 200 new jobs in South Australia’s Murray and Mallee region.

The expansion will help the company meet growing national demand for …

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Big River Pork

Big River Pork

These are exciting times for Murray Bridge-based processor, Big River Pork, which has started work on a $14m expansion to expand and enhance production.

The expansion will create 140 ongoing jobs and an estimated 46 jobs in the construction phase.…

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Blue Lake Dairy Group

Blue Lake Dairy Group

In January 2017, Chinese-owned Blue Lake Dairy Group opened a milk processing plant at Tantanoola in the State’s South East in what will be a $65 million, two-stage expansion.

Stage one will enable the production of 20,000 tonnes of infant …

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Ingham’s

Ingham’s

South Australia is set to become a strategic national hub for leading Australian chicken meat producer, Ingham’s, following the company’s decision to invest $275 million across multiple projects in our capital city, Adelaide, and nearby regional areas. The expansion is …

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Sundrop Farms

Sundrop Farms

Sundrop Farms has been operating a pilot greenhouse facility in Port Augusta for six years and in 2015 were able to see the “fruits” of their labours. Thanks to a number of significant commitments – $6 million in State Government …

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Future industries and advanced manufacturing

Boeing

Boeing

The world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing will create 250 new highly-skilled technical and advanced research positions in a new hub in South Australia.

The new facility will be established in the Adelaide CBD to support advanced military systems and leading …

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Blue Lake Dairy Group

Blue Lake Dairy Group

In January 2017, Chinese-owned Blue Lake Dairy Group opened a milk processing plant at Tantanoola in the State’s South East in what will be a $65 million, two-stage expansion.

Stage one will enable the production of 20,000 tonnes of infant …

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Australian Global Wine Services

Australian Global Wine Services

Australian Global Wine Services, in conjunction with Red Capital Pty Ltd, announced plans in early 2016 to construct a bottling, storage and container facility at Port Adelaide, which will cater predominately to the wine industry. This $55 million venture will …

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West Franklin Apartments – Greaton

West Franklin Apartments – Greaton

China’s Greaton Group (formerly Zhengtang) has committed to building the $300 million West Franklin apartment complex in Adelaide’s West End.

The two-tower complex will create 1350 construction jobs and provide accommodation for more than 1000 people. This will range from …

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Micromet

Micromet

In March 2016, South Australian firm Micromet signed a joint venture agreement with Chinese company Dadongwu to manufacture equipment for treating wastewater and sell it in the Chinese market. Micromet was part of the Premier’s delegation to China in 2015 …

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Screenaway

Screenaway

A partnership between an innovative South Australian start-up business and a local company is expected to create up to 300 jobs within two years. ScreenAway, the developer of a unique type of retractable flyscreen and block-out blind system, has joined …

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Orora

Orora

ASX-listed packaging manufacturer, Orora Limited is investing $52 million to expand its glass manufacturing plant near Gawler, north of Adelaide in a project expected to generate 25 ongoing jobs at the plant and sustain 85 additional jobs during construction.

Orora …

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Minerals and energy resources

Enzen

Enzen

Global leader in renewable energy, Enzen Global Solutions, has expanded international operations into Australia opening of a head office in the Adelaide city centre.

The $10 to $15 million expansion will create up to 100 new jobs within the first …

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Strike Energy

Strike Energy

ASX-listed oil and gas exploration company Strike Energy relocated its corporate office and headquarters from Sydney to Adelaide in 2017, creating 85 new full-time jobs in the State’s resources industry while reinforcing its reputation as the focus of the national …

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Tonsley

Tonsley

Tonsley is Australia’s first innovation district bringing together leading-edge institutions and companies to connect with start-ups, business incubators and accelerators .

It combines an award winning mixed use development, strong academic and training institutions, a mix of established global companies …

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Neoen – Hornsdale Wind Farm

Neoen – Hornsdale Wind Farm

Leading French renewable energy company Neoen is developing its Hornsdale Wind Farm near Jamestown in South Australia’s Mid North over three stages, representing a total capital expenditure of around $800 million. In 2015-16, the company secured finance for Stages One …

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Technology and creative industries

VeroGuard Systems

VeroGuard Systems

Leading cyber security company, VeroGuard Systems, is building a major advanced manufacturing facility in Northern Adelaide in a project which will create nearly 600 new jobs in its first three years.

The $57.5 million investment will see the company establish …

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PrimeQ

PrimeQ

Leading cloud IT specialists,PrimeQ announced plans in June 2017 to consolidate its global headquarters in Adelaide and create 72 new highly-skilled jobs in South Australia.

As the only business in Australia and New Zealand to focus solely on Oracle Cloud …

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Datacom

Datacom

In 2016, one of Australasia’s largest home-grown IT services companies, Datacom, pledged to invest $22 million to help develop an IT hub within TAFE SA’s Tea Tree Gully campus. The new site will provide training, full-time employment and career opportunities …

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NEC

NEC

Global technology company NEC is investing $4.38 million to establish a Global Security Intelligence Centre (GSIC) in Adelaide to meet growing global demand for cyber security. Spending on information security in Australia alone is forecast by research firm Gartner to …

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Buddy Platform

Buddy Platform

Buddy Platform, a US-based company providing crucial data processing infrastructure for the coming Internet of Things wave, is the latest technology leader to invest in South Australia.

The term ‘Internet of Things’ refers to a network of connected devices and …

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

In February 2014 Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced plans to expand its presence in South Australia creating hundreds of jobs. Adelaide is a key regional delivery centre for Hewlett Packard Enterprise with staff supporting local, national and global clients from South …

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