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Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade

Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade

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Category: Parks, playgrounds and reserves

Project management

Managed by City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters


  • Landscape Architecture – Clover Green Space
  • Civil & Structural Engineering – MLEI Consulting Engineers and Struktura Structural & Civil Engineering 
  • Electrical & Hydraulic Services Engineering – Trinamic
  • Cultural Heritage & Interpretation – Brave and Curious, Kaurna Yerta Aboriginal Corporation (KYAC)


  • Plotworks Pty Ltd

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade – which includes new adventure-themed play equipment, toilets and picnic facilities – is bound to delight families.

Estimated cost: $1,450,000 million, including $450,000 from the State Government’s Open Space Grant Program

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade will improve the adventure-themed play experience for children of all ages. Anticipated benefits of this project include:

  • high quality and well-maintained open space and recreation facilities
  • increased community participation in recreation activities
  • improved public accessibility and safety.

An official launch will be held on Saturday, 3 February 2024 with all local community and special guests invited. Save the date and await more details.

Project details

The Dunstan Adventure Playground Upgrade includes:

  • adventure-themed play equipment
  • toilets
  • barbeque and picnic facilities
  • park furniture
  • landscaping and irrigation
  • bank improvements for accessibility, safety and to reduce erosion
  • better paths and connections between Eleventh Avenue / Winchester Street and the River Torrens Linear Park Trail.


Site Address

Winchester St, St Peters SA 5069



Key dates

Project completion

Project Contact

Contact Stuart Pope

Contact role Project Manager, City Projects

Phone 08 83664524


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  • Design consultants appointed

    October 2021


  • Community consultation

    November 2021


  • Concept design endorsed

    April 2022


  • Detailed design

    April - August 2022


  • Tender released

    October - November 2022


  • Construction works

    February – December 2023


  • Construction works complete and playground open

    December 2023


  • Planting and all landscaping complete

    December 2023 - December 2024


Latest News

Dunstan Adventure Playground is now ready for the community to enjoy the new play equipment. Please respect the plants as they are juvenile, and we are protecting them whilst they grow.