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…

Small business front and centre

Today’s opening of a new small business shopfront in the CBD is part of the State Government’scommitment to back the sector, help it grow and create more jobs. The new Small Business Centre was opened this afternoon at 99 Gawler Place, by Minister for Small Business Martin Hamilton-Smith and Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis. Housing the new…

Grants to create and grow small businesses in Adelaide’s north

Seventeen northern Adelaide-based businesses have been granted more than $810,000 toassist growth and create new jobs in the region. The funding is provided as round three of the State Government’s $10 million Small BusinessDevelopment Fund, which supports small businesses and start-ups in the Playford, PortAdelaide Enfield and Salisbury council areas. Six new small businesses will…

South Australia on show to prospective business migrants

More than 120 prospective overseas business migrants, from countries including China, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, are taking part in a South Australian Government-led exploratory visit this week. As part of the visit, a regional trade expo at the Adelaide Town Hall today will showcase more than 35 South Australian regional businesses, hosted by Immigration SA,…

Two-day trade mission to Japan

A high level delegation from South Australian businesses and government will visit Japan this week for a series of business and trade meetings. It follows a recent visit of 20 business delegates from the Okayama Prefecture in Japan to Adelaide and is part of a delegation to North Asia led by Minister for Investment and…

South Australia eyes exciting opportunities in space

A Who’s Who of the Australian space sector, including astronauts, rocket scientists and engineers, will be in Adelaide tomorrow for the Defence SA and the Space Industry Association of South Australia Space Forum. A lead into the 68th International Astronautical Congress set down for Adelaide in September 2017, the event will also see the official…

Big year for South Australia’s defence industry

The 2015-16 Defence SA Annual Report tabled in Parliament this week, details big year for South Australia’s defence industry, particularly in naval shipbuilding, with more exciting opportunities on the horizon for South Australia. Defence Industries Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith said the report highlights the importance of the defence industry for South Australia’s economic prosperity as it…