$662m RIVERBANK ARENA
$79m from 2022-23 to 2024-25 for planning and site preparation works for the construction of a new multipurpose arena within Adelaide’s Riverbank Precinct. Expected to be completed in 2027-28. Estimate excludes any benefit from sale of Adelaide Entertainment Centre site.
The new arena, hosting professional court sports including netball, basketball and tennis, will have a capacity of 15 000 to attract the world’s leading contemporary live entertainment and provide additional exhibition facilities that are fully integrated with the Adelaide Convention Centre.
The new arena will provide the capacity and flexibility to attract larger conferences and exhibitions of strategic importance to South Australia. The business case identifies 2059 jobs will be created during construction and 345 jobs per annum once operational.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SPORTS INSTITUTE - NEW FACILITIES
$49m OVER 2 YEARS
Building world class new sports science and training facilities at Mile End replacing ageing facilities at Kidman Park. The facility will support athletes, teams, coaches and sport services professionals to perform at the highest level of national and international sport. The new South Australian Sports Institute will be completed by June 2023.
STATE BASKETBALL CENTRE
$15m IN 2021-22
Support for the construction of a new ‘home for basketball’, built as an extension to the Wayville Sports Centre, providing four additional courts including a show court capable of hosting 1600 people for events. The new centre will become the headquarters for the Adelaide Lightning, Basketball SA, SA Country Basketball and SA Wheelchair Basketball.
SPORTS AND RECREATION GRANTS
$27.3m IN 2021-22
Supporting sport and recreation at the grass-roots level, by helping to fund infrastructure improvements and to encourage participation to support healthier, happier and safer communities.
Infrastructure grant funding means South Australians can continue to access quality recreation and sport activities and facilities.