With over $800m of projects completed or in the pipeline Murray Bridge will need to expand its workforce and attract and retain skilled people in the years to come.
The City’s population is forecast to rise from 20,000 to 29,000 by 2041. Along with this growth an additional net 13,000 jobs are forecast to be added to the region.
Projects forecast to require workers include:
- $350m solar farm – 200 direct and 320 indirect jobs during construction
- Multi-million dollar Thomas Foods meat processing plant – 400 jobs during initial stages of production increasing to 2000 once operational
- $40m expansion of the Ingham Chicken Feed Mill – 850 jobs through the supply chain
- $71m expansion of Costa Adelaide Mushrooms at Monarto – 200 jobs
- $40m construction of a new Bridgeport Hotel – 200 jobs during construction, 80 once opened
- $17m visitor centre and construction of a $35 million accommodation facility 136 jobs during the construction phase, and 89 jobs once in operation
YOUR NEW HOME, AND LIFE, AWAITS YOU IN MURRAY BRIDGE
Kookaburra Homes keeps growing
Award-winning South Australian home builder Kookaburra Homes established its first office in Murray Bridge eight years ago after recognising the district’s enormous potential for business and housing industry growth. With offices now in Adelaide and Mount Barker, Kookaburra Homes continues to choose Murray Bridge as the base for its business headquarters.Read more
$40m MONARTO EXPANSION
The Rural City of Murray Bridge will be home to the world’s largest safari experience outside Africa with Zoos South Australia announcing a $40m expansion of Monarto Zoo. The redevelopment will encompass a five-star luxury resort, as well as glamping facilities, and will be renamed ‘Monarto Safari Park’. The resort, to be built by Australian […]Read more
Can you help? In a bid to secure a slice in the lucrative global skincare industry, Brayfield Park Lavender Farm in Murray Bridge is looking to expand from its present size of less than a hectare, to 40ha – including a processing plant and eco-tourism facility. A new lavender farm will also mean new jobs […]Read more