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The world is competing for talent. Individuals with experience, ideas and capital are the definition of a liquid asset; slipping across borders, interstate and into positions of influence with the world's most innovative companies. People are a priority for us and we're enacting a plan to develop South Australia's valuable human resource.
Our Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) sector is the lifeblood of South Australia but, unfortunately, its growth has stalled and innovation seems a stretch. We want to attract and grow business activity with new public companies, family businesses and new micro enterprise in an effort to build sustainable, local employment. New skills must be developed and new economies tapped into.
We are developing access to capital with an aim to attract bright minds and the benefits that naturally follow. The economic and social infrastructure we need to live, trade, learn and grow will rely on Adelaide's ability to attract investment.
While it’s clear this week’s State-wide blackout was due to infrastructure damage caused by a massive storm, the damage to our brand as an investment destination is enormous. Interstate headlines ranged from SA entering the dark ages to being a state in the dark. At a time when Adelaide city centre is undergoing exciting changes with major investments along our Riverbank ranging from the Festival…Read more
The Committee for Adelaide is thrilled to announce Jodie van Deventer as its first full-time Chief Executive. Committee for Adelaide Chair Colin Goodall said Ms van Deventer was successful from a field of 128 applicants and will start her role in mid September. “We optimistically went to the market in an attempt to find an extraordinary individual to shape Adelaide’s future and we could not…Read more
The Committee for Adelaide welcomes a number of initiatives outlined in the State Budget, delivered today by the Treasurer the Hon Tom Koutsantonis, that will assist SA to become a high-tech advanced manufacturing hub of the future. We welcome the Government’s focus on encouraging new industries and new businesses – both home grown and from abroad – to establish themselves in South Australia. This includes…Read more