South Coast Regional Aquatic Centre Business Case


Client: City of Victor Harbor and Alexandrina Council

Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Funding, Planning, Sport

Consultants: Phillip Gray

Location: Corner of Ocean Rd & Waterport Rd, Hayborough South Australia 5211, Australia

Completion: April 10, 2013


The Councils of Victor Harbor and Alexandrina commissioned SGL to prepare a business case for a proposed indoor aquatic centre at Hayborough, on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula.  The business case was then used to attract substantial Federal Government funding for its construction.


The preparation of the business case was undertaken in three phases including the following tasks:

Phase 1: Project Inception

1      Project Inception Meeting

2      Document Review

Phase 2: Operational Review

1      Facility Assessment

2      Key Stakeholder Interviews

3      Comparative Benchmarking

4      Population/Participation Analysis

5      Competitor Analysis

6      Web based questionnaires for potential user groups and schools

7      Trend Analysis

Phase 3: Business Case

1      Preliminary Draft Business Case

2      Presentation

3      Business Model