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About Us

Creating Opportunity

Northern Futures was established in 2002 to operate independently of Government structures for the benefit of local industry and community members in the region.

A key role for Northern Futures is to develop and progress State and Federal Government programs to advance education, training and workforce development in the region and aim to:

  • Ensure joint ownership and solutions between State Government, Federal Government, Local Government, Industry and the Community
  • Create strong working relationships with local businesses to support and expand established industries

Working collaboratively with the City of Salisbury, the City of Playford, the City of Tea Tree Gully, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and the City of Charles Sturt, Northern Futures has established relationships with local industry, registered training organisations, community groups and jobactive providers (Australian Government Employment Services) and Disability Employment Service.


a.    Work with people from the northern region, particularly those from disadvantaged background to advance education, training and employment

b.    To provide a central point of information, advice, referral, support and services to enhance workforce and skill development in the Northern Adelaide Region about:

  • Workforce development;
  • Employment programs;
  • Career Development.

c.     Establish and facilitate collaborative partnerships between the education, industry, business, employment, training and community sectors for the benefit of the people who live, study and work in the Northern Adelaide Region.

d.    Provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of vocational and enterprise education, skills formation, employment and social inclusion in the Northern Adelaide Region.