Shaping the future
of Greater Adelaide

Our membership is diverse and influential, making a significant contribution to South Australia’s economy and society.

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29 February 2024

Economic Empowerment: Celebrating International Women’s Day

Thank you to everyone who came along to our conversation on ‘Economic Empowerment’ in celebration of International Women's Day. We also extend our gratitude to our major event partner Credit Union SA and barista partner Fleet Space Technologies, for their invaluable support, as well as our charity Partner, Zahra Foundation.

Coming: 27 March 2024

Boosting Productivity Conversation

Join us for a conversation as we discuss opportunities to boost South Australia’s productivity and accelerate growth.

12 February 2024

OPINION: Copper critical to accelerating South Australia’s economic growth

In this article our Chief Executive Sam Dighton explores how BHP’s copper province can unlock the economic complexity and investment potential of South Australia by fostering innovation, strengthening local supply-chain capability, and boosting productivity.

Coming: 13 March 2024

Adelaide Connected networking event – Meet the Minister

We are excited to announce that our next Adelaide Connected networking event will be held on Wednesday 13 March at The Adelaide Skydeck with special guest Hon Zoe Bettison MP, Minister for Tourism and Multicultural Affairs.

31 January 2024

A conversation with BHP’s Edgar Basto and Hon Tom Koutsantonis MP

Our first event of the year focussed on ‘Accelerating Growth’ in the context of the South Australian copper story and future opportunities for the state.  

Coming: 13 March 2024

Emerging Leaders Lunch with the Treasurer

Our Emerging Leaders Series is back in 2024 and we are excited to announce our first guest, the Hon Stephen Mullighan MP, Treasurer of South Australia.
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Who is the Committee for Adelaide

The Committee for Adelaide brings together businesses, industry bodies, community and government to shape one of the most liveable cities in Australia.

We are non-partisan, independent and sector agnostic.

Our membership is diverse and influential, making a significant contribution to the economy and society. Our members collectively employ over 40,000 South Australians and all have a clear and vested interest in our future.

WHO IS THE COMMITTEE FOR ADELAIDE​

The Committee for Adelaide brings together businesses, industry bodies, community and government to shape the future of Greater Adelaide.

We are non-partisan, independent and sector agnostic.

Our membership is diverse and influential, making a significant contribution to South Australia’s economy and society.

Our Key Pillars

Accelerating
growth

Unlocking the economic complexity and investment potential of SA to foster innovation, improve productivity and drive long-term and sustainable economic growth.

Thriving
community

Creating a welcoming, inclusive, and diverse community, that prioritises wellbeing and attracts and retains the talent and skills required for current and future workforce needs.

Dynamic
vibrancy

Enhancing the amenity, infrastructure and liveability of Adelaide and regions, creating an exciting and progressive city.

Environmental
leadership

Leading climate action on the way to Net Zero and managing the state’s water, waste, transport, energy, infrastructure, and environment in a sustainable way.

Our mission is to provide independent thought leadership, advocacy, and influence policy for the benefit of our state, both now and into the future.

Our vision for Adelaide, South Australia is to be the most extraordinary, big thinking, welcoming and vibrant place with a growing economy and population.

We work collaboratively with our members and partners, to discuss and develop innovative solutions that set us apart.

Ultimately, the actions we take now will impact our State and quality of life, health and wellbeing of our future generations.

Adelaide Connected

Adelaide Connected is a program powered by the Committee for Adelaide, designed for people who are considering a move to South Australia or have recently moved and want to learn more about our city, the opportunities, the lifestyle, and most importantly, the connections that can be made. We are here to help facilitate introductions and connect people to industry and other networks.

Adelaide Connected seeks to cement Adelaide’s reputation as a desirable place to live, study, work, invest and do business. We want to create a narrative for the State about people coming to here and to tap into the valuable international business and other networks of expats, foreign alumni, and people that have chosen Adelaide to live and work.

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