Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI)

Cropping Licenses

Council is the owner of three large, vacant land parcels as described below:

  • Lot 12 Boettcher Road Middleton (approx. 19.75 hectares)
  • Lot 3 Michelmore Road Strathalbyn (approx. 29 hectares)
  • Lot 10 Langhorne Creek Road Strathalbyn (approx. 24 hectares)

Portions of each of these land parcels have been set aside or are currently utilised by Council for Waste Water Treatment Plants or Community Leases.  The balances of the land parcels are available for cropping purposes. The 3 licence areas range in size and generally consist of open flat farm land.

Council is now seeking expressions of interest (REOI) from interested parties to individually licence one or individually licence all of these land parcels for cropping purposes, for a term between 3 - 5 years (subject to negotiation with Council). Grazing or capital improvements to the land are not permitted.

Separate REOI submissions are required for each land parcel. Parties are able to lodge a single submission or a submission for each land parcel.

The Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) will be open from Tuesday 11 December 2018 until 5pm onThursday 31 January 2019. The REOI will be undertaken via the SA Tenders and Contracts website at  The REOI documentation can only be accessed via this website. The REOI is located under the ‘Tenders’ tab on the top left hand side of the front page of the website under the heading ‘Unassigned’.

If you are new to the SA Tenders & Contracts website, you will need to register with SA Tenders & Contracts in order to access these documents via the above link.

Submissions regarding the 3 x Cropping Licence REOI will only be accepted via the Tender SA website (also accessible via Council’s website until 5pm on Thursday 31 January 2019.

For further information please contact Council in writing via email (Attention Lisa Hoyle) to