Online compliance certificates now available

South Australians can now receive compliance certificates from plumbers, electricians and gas fitters electronically, through a government project that aims to reduce red tape and improve business efficiency. Paper based Certificates of Compliance (CoCs), which consume more than 1 million sheets of paper per year, can now be entered via an online system and emailed…

South Australia – Europe Engagement Strategy

Leveraging opportunities for foreign investment, export and cultural exchange is pivotal to South Australia’s ongoing economic transformation. As we build on traditional strengths and create future industries, our focus will always be on developing and promoting international connections and engagement based on visionary but realistic plans, respective strengths and a mutual commitment to success. South…

South Australia’s first Small Business Statement released

The State Government’s first consolidated “State of the State” Annual Small Business Statement sets a future course for the sector that provides almost a quarter of a million local jobs, is worth $34 billion each year and underpins the local economy. Released today at an industry event by Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith, the…

South Australia’s October overseas goods exports

South Australia’s overseas goods exports totalled $10.8 billion in the year to October 2016, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This was down 7.7 per cent compared with the year to October 2015. Figures show national exports totalled $242 billion in the year to October 2016, down by 4.4 per…

Malaysia meeting further cements relationship

South Australia’s relationship with Malaysia received a boost today as Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Dato’ Sri Mustapa Bin Mohamed visited Adelaide for the first time since 2014. At a meeting with Minister for Investment and Trade Martin Hamilton-Smith the Ministers discussed mutually beneficial trade and investment opportunities across sectors such as: Education Health…

Time to start competing for lucrative subs work

Australia’s $50 billion-Future Submarine program design partner DCNS will hold a high level Future Submarine Industry Briefing at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre tomorrow. The briefing will cover opportunities available in the program and how industry and DCNS canwork collaboratively to deliver a sovereign and regionally superior submarine capability for Australia. The event is part of…