Gamechanger Projects

Gamechanger projects are Hero projects identified by the RDA Board to have a transformative impact on the regional economy. RDA advocates for and supports the business case for these projects.

  1. Future designed water systems – fit for purpose and flexible
  2. Energy for Industry
  3. A Barossa Hospital – embracing regional facilities
  4. Electrification of Rail to Gawler
  5. An International standard Equine Performance and Education Centre
  6. Upscale accommodation to meet the Business Events market
  7. Strategic growth in high value agriculture on the Adelaide Plains
  8. Outstanding Creative Industries
  9. Kingsford Industrial Estate optimisation
  10. Culinary Education Facilities

Targeted Priorities Identified for 2019 - 2020

Water Horticulture, Livestock and Wine industry Fit or purpose and reticulated
Horticulture supply chains Production and Services Vision and infrastructure led
Outstanding Creative Industries Live Music Industry Development Arts, Music, Entertainment infrastructure and business capabilities
Transport Tourism, work and study Freight Routes and Last Mile access
Business Services Knowledge Industries Growth Start Ups and SME Support
Economic Infrastructure Projects Education – Culinary and Equine Tourism – Wine Train, Cycle Paths and Cultural Infrastructure
Upscale Tourism Accommodation and Experiences Leverage wine and brand reputation Contemporaneously develop business tourism and vents
Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Develop Gawler and Roseworthy Regional Deal Roseworthy University Town expansion and Campus specialisations
Value Capture in Agri-Foods Technical Excellence and Specialisations; Facilitative Planning More Food and premium beverage products from ag production and culinary tourism
Regional Brand extension Protect and enhance Premium image of “Barossa” Diversify range of products celebrating and leveraging brand
Innovation Precincts Gawler Innovation Hub Networked regional innovation precinct
Improved Qualifications Engagement of Community in Industry Clusters and Creative Industries Study Hubs, Universities and TAFE Growth in region