Tonsley is evolving.
Since construction began in 2012, Tonsley is progressing well as a vibrant, dynamic community of like-minded businesses that will shape a knowledge-based industrial future together.
This is where entrepreneurs, researchers and incubators will develop synergistic relationships with one other that will drive productivity, innovation, technology and thought transfer to create and build solutions to global problems.
Scheduled completion of Tonsley redevelopment with 110,000sqm of commercial land use and 130,000sqm of high-value manufacturing activity
Suburb of Tonsley officially created in recognition of its proud and long history of agriculture, manufacturing and innovation.
Driverless car company, RDM Group sets up its Asia Pacific headquarters at Tonsley.
Somark establishes its development and manufacturing operations at Tonsley.
Somark has developed a breakthrough technology that will greatly improve the efficiency and accuracy of pre-clinical medical research.
Flinders University launches its new Flinders Digital Health Research Centre.
Four projects in Tonsley collect seven awards at the South Australian Architecture Awards for Educational Architecture, Commercial Architecture, Heritage, Urban Design, Sustainable Architecture, and Colorbond® Award for Steel Architecture.
The Peet Group, which includes CIC Australia, wins contract for an 11ha residential and mixed-use development.
The development is expected to deliver more than 850 homes and 1500sqm of commercial floor space for about 1200 residents; support 780 construction jobs over nine years; and generate an estimated $265 million in housing investment.
SAGE Automation announces its investment at Tonsley.
The $85.5 million Flinders Link project gets the green light, extending the existing Tonsley rail line by 620m to the Flinders Medical Centre and creating new connections to the health precinct and Flinders University.
Major works on the $620 million Darlington Upgrade Project commence, delivering a non-stop roadway between the Tonsley and the Southern Expressway.
Hydrix expands to Adelaide from Melbourne at Tonsley.
HYDROFLEX relocates from San Diego to Tonsley.
The Premier of South Australia officially opens the $30 million State Drill Core Reference Library.
Stage 3 ring road works commences.
Western Plaza works complete, connecting Clovelly Park Train Station to the Main Assembly Building (MAB) and providing community with a place to relax and collaborate.
Tonsley wins the 2015 World Architecture News Award for Adaptive Reuse.
Over 60 projects were entered from around the world, with Tonsley the only project from Australia in the final six.
Micro-X moves to Tonsley.
The Premier of South Australia opens Flinders at Tonsley.
Main Assembly Building (MAB) structural works complete.
State Drill Core Reference Library construction commences.
Stage 2 ring road and civil works complete.
Green Building Council of Australia awards Tonsley with 6 Star Green Star – Communities accreditation — recognising Tonsley as a world leader in environmentally sustainable design and building practices.
Siemens moves into new Turbomachinery Workshop.
Town Square retail precinct becomes operational.
Hills Limited moves to Tonsley, including their major innovation centres, the Lance Hill Design Centre and Hills D-Shop.
Innovyz and CO-HAB move into Tonsley’s Administration Building.
Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis opens the Onshore Petroleum Centre of Excellence (OPCE) training facility at Tonsley.
Signostics staff move into Tonsley’s Administration Building.
First retailer, FUNK Coffee+Food opens in the Main Assembly Building (MAB) at Tonsley.
The Premier of South Australia opens TAFE SA’s Sustainable Industries Education Centre (SIEC).
CIC Australia named as the preferred residential developer for Tonsley.
The Government of South Australia commits investment to the Onshore Petroleum Centre of Excellence at Tonsley to aid the development of new knowledge and the skills for growing South Australian industries.
The Government of South Australia announces and commits to the $30 million State Drill Core Reference Library investment to Tonsley.
Signostics, ZEN Energy Systems and MAN Diesel and Turbo Australia announce their investments at Tonsley.
Approximately 5 hectares of Main Assembly Building (MAB) re-roofing complete.
Stage 2 civil works commence.
Town Square construction commences.
Siemens announces its commitment to investing at Tonsley.
Stage 1 civil works complete.
Construction commences on the first demonstration pods under the Main Assembly Building (MAB).
Flinders University announces plans for a $120 million School of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics at Tonsley.
Tonsley site construction works underway.
Construction of the TAFE SA’s Sustainable Industries Education Centre (SIEC) begins.
The Government of South Australia commits $253 million investment to the Tonsley Redevelopment Project.
Announcement of a Sustainable Industries Education Centre (SIEC) to be built at Tonsley which will feature a new TAFE SA.
Government of South Australia purchases the 61-hectare site to establish a smart technology mixed-use precinct for industry, education, retail and residential living.
Mitsubishi Motors purchases the Tonsley site and continues to produce cars until 2008.
Chrysler Australia opens its Australian vehicle manufacturing plant at Tonsley.