South Australian business confidence and conditions improve

Investment and business confidence in South Australia rose in the June quarter, as shown by leading economic surveys released yesterday. A number of recent surveys, including the Sensis Business Index Survey, NAB Quarterly SME Survey, NAB Quarterly Business Survey and ANZ/Property Council Survey, all indicate improving business confidence and conditions in South Australia. Also released…

First Small Business Development Fund recipients announced

en northern Adelaide-based start-ups will share in grants of $159,000 to help make their business dreams a reality, while two established businesses will share in a total of $120,000 to expand their operations and create jobs. The first Small Business Development Fund (SBDF) grant recipients will be announced this morning in front of the 100…

LAND 400 Phase 2 takes another step forward

Today sees another great opportunity for South Australia’s defence industry with the Department of Defence announcing the shortlisted bidders for delivering Army’s next generation of armoured fighting vehicles. The shortlisted bidders are BAE Systems Australia and Rheinmetall Landsysteme Gmbh, with both companies having a substantial existing presence in South Australia. LAND 400 Phase 2, is…

Government services go on the road for regional SA

Small businesses in the North and Eyre Peninsula regions of SA will get a unique opportunity next month to connect with a number of local, State and Federal Government agencies that provide services and advice to small businesses. The Office of the Small Business Commissioner will be holding the popular BizLink Seminars in Port Lincoln,…

Global engineering support services company expands Adelaide base

Adelaide will become the Australasian headquarters for global engineering support services company Babcock International Group, following a multi-million dollar investment by the company which will deliver more than 48 highly skilled jobs to the State. The company will relocate its Mission Critical Services Australasian head office to the Adelaide CBD from Brisbane as part of…

Commemorating South Australia’s WWI sacrifice in France

The 100th anniversary of South Australia’s WWI loss and sacrifice on the French battlefields will be commemorated by Veterans’ Affairs Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith, who is in France as part of an official Defence Industries and Trade and Investment visit to France and the United Kingdom. Minister Hamilton-Smith will attend the Bastille Day Parade on July…