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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.
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
27 June, 2016 The Committee for Adelaide welcomes the State Government’s announcement today that it will roll out an internet network offering some Adelaide businesses connections up to 100 times faster than the national average. Committee for Adelaide General Manager Matt Clemow said, “for a city like Adelaide – dealing with economic transition - this is a smart investment in critical infrastructure to improve the competitiveness of the city.” “Those SA…Read more
Established in November 2013, the Committee for Adelaide was run by Tim Horton who was succeeded by current General Manager Matt Clemow. Colin Goodall, Chair of the Committee for Adelaide said “Matt has done a superb job as General Manager, boosting the organisation’s membership, profile and led the charge on a number of debates in Adelaide. The consequence of this success is that we now need…Read more