Dutch delegation in South Australia

A high-level delegation from The Netherlands is in South Australia this week and gets underway this morning. The delegation, led by Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Ms Lilianne Ploumen, includes 95 Dutch businesses from the agriculture, food, horticulture, water, logistics and smart cities sectors. After morning talks with Investment and Trade Minister Hamilton-Smith…

South Australia welcomes visitors from West Java

South Australia welcomes 30 delegates from its sister-state West Java today for a two day visit. The group is in Adelaide to attend the second meeting of the joint working group, established under the South Australia–West Java Sister State Agreement, and will attend a business and government community dinner. The meeting will set the tone…

Jobs and investment focus of SA mission to Europe

Attracting new investment to South Australia, growing the more than $1 billion annual exports to the region and creating local jobs will be a key focus of the State Government’s European trade, investment and defence delegation underway now. Premier Jay Weatherill and Martin Hamilton-Smith, the Minister for Investment and Minister for Defence Industries, will lead…

2016 Business SA Export Award recipients congratulated

Hindmarsh Valley based company Hallprint Pty Ltd has received the Department of State Development sponsored Small Business Award at the 2016 Business SA Export Awards. The Business SA Export Awards celebrate exporting excellence by recognising the most dynamic and innovative businesses in South Australia who have achieved success in international markets. Local family owned business…

Study finds Adelaide has a secure supply of student accommodation

A new report has revealed that Adelaide performs better than most Australian capital cities when it comes to student accommodation availability. Leading property management firm JLL Australia’s report, released today, shows Adelaide’s ratio of full-time student to purpose built accommodation beds at 9:1 is greater than Brisbane (15:1), Sydney (16:1) and Melbourne (17:1). The report…

Minister welcomes new DefenceSA Advisory Board members

Two new appointments to the South Australian Government’s Defence Advisory Board represent a renewed emphasis for South Australia’s future defence industries strategy, as we move towards a high-tech advanced manufacturing future. Minister for Defence Industries Martin Hamilton-Smith announced the appointment of Board Professor Tanya Monro and Professor Pascale Quester at last night’s Land Forces 2016…