23 Jul 2019

Upper Hunter Shire Council — 2017

Stafford Strategy was commissioned to develop a Business Case, on behalf of the Upper Hunter Shire Council, to seek grant funding from the NSW Regional Growth Fund to construct an Aviation Visitor Attraction and supporting aerodrome infrastructure at the Scone Regional Airport. The Business Case identified the need to stimulate the visitor economy and included a comprehensive cost-benefit assessment demonstrating the financial viability of the attraction.

23 Jul 2019

Wodonga City Council – 2017/18

Stafford Strategy was commissioned by Wodonga City Council (Council) to undertake a feasibility study for the redevelopment of the Wodonga Gallery and Wodonga Library. The purpose of the project is to examine the feasibility of a new, combined facility in the community cultural precinct in order to strengthen Wodonga’s economic and social capacity and increase visitation to the area.

23 Jul 2019

Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation and the Department of the Chief Minister – 2018

Stafford Strategy was commissioned to develop a business case that: identifies appropriate strategies for developing the tourism industry at the township of Jabiru (NT), with flow on benefits for Kakadu National Park and, in a broader sense, Darwin; offers mechanisms for improving the town and its residential components, educational and related infrastructure benefits and which offer environmental best practice solutions for sustainability; and includes design concepts for a Jabiru Lake tourism precinct, so that the area is transformed into a highly attractive and unique visitor destination in its own right.

23 Jul 2019

Sydney Heritage Fleet – 2018

Stafford completed a Business Case on behalf of the Sydney Heritage Fleet which assessed a proposed Museum of Sydney Harbour (MOSH). The Business Case’s primary objective was to determine the level of market demand and financial viability for the proposed facility.

29 May 2015

The Stafford Group was commissioned to complete a Tourism Feasibility Study for a proposed Eco Cultural Corridor for the King Country. The principal aim of the study is to document the key attributes of the King Country Region, identify product gaps which need to be addressed before the King Country could be successfully positioned through an Eco Cultural Tourism Strategy.

29 May 2015

The Group was commissioned to develop a Tourism Growth Strategy for Te Arawa Group Holdings Limited (TAGH). The Strategy was developed to identify a series of investment opportunities for TAGH, including opportunities to further the development of Wai-O-Tapu (WTW),

29 May 2015

The Group completed a Visitor Experience Plan for The Workshops Rail Museum (TWRM) at Ipswich. The primary purpose of developing the Plan was to determine whether the adjacent Queensland Rail site (land and buildings) could be effectively integrated into the current TWRM site on a cost effective basis to grow visitation and associated revenue.

01 Mar 2015

The Group was commissioned by Creative Waikato to develop a 30 year Creative Facilities Plan for the Waikato region in New Zealand.

The objective of the Plan was to paint a clear picture of existing arts facilities and infrastructure in the region, identify sector needs, provide gap analysis and deliver a clear direction for future arts infrastructure development requirements.

As part of this project, The Group developed a detailed audit of over 500 individual creative infrastructure assets throughout the Waikato, including facilities at a local, sub-regional, regional, national and international level.

01 Mar 2014

The Stafford Group was commissioned to develop a 3-5 Year Promotion and Marketing Strategy for the Leichhardt LGA. The Strategy needed to cover a range of initiatives, including place making, branding and high street revitalisation within the LGA. Importantly, the Strategy had to assist in promoting and developing the LGA as a sustainable, liveable and connected community.


29 May 2008

This major study identified the types of future Māori product which international and domestic markets would have higher demand for. It also assessed challenges and needs for investment for  new Māori owned and operated ventures and surveyed all major trading and merchant banks.