Project snapshot


Fleurieu Peninsula

Project contact

Steve Shotton
Regional Development Manager

Alignment with RDA strategy

  • Regional Jobs
  • Economic development

Project Summary

After the closures of Kangaroo Island, Normanville and now Strathalbyn abattoirs, the Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island are without an abattoir of scale. Consequently, the region’s producers are lacking suitable options for their operations. The increased distance to abattoirs is impacting logistics,  costs of production, animal welfare, and carcass quality. It also impacts the ability for producers to develop and grow paddock-to-plate business models.

Recognising all these facts, RDA has sponsored the development of a business case and investor offering to facilitate the re-opening of the abattoir at Strathalbyn. If you are a producer and/or potential investor interested in the re-opening of the Strathalbyn abattoir, please contact Steve Shotton, RDA Regional Development Manager: or M: 0407 713 239

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