The Department for Trade and Investment helps industry, business and communities identify and capitalise upon opportunities for job creation and economic growth.
A strong economic future for South Australia depends on growing exports and making it easier for international partners to do business.
The Department for Trade and Investment works with South Australian businesses and stakeholders to boost exports, grow the state’s international engagement and showcase South Australia to the world.
The Department supports businesses to connect with overseas markets, create strong international relationships and capitalise on export opportunities, while at the same time, strengthening the South Australian economy and creating jobs.
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Our services, functions and support
The Department provides a full range of government services, delivery functions and support activities to drive economic transformation and wealth across:
Diversity and Inclusion
The department recognises that diversity and inclusion is about utilising all the different talents, experiences and perspectives that people bring to the workplace, and valuing and respecting those differences so that everyone can bring their best to work and reach their potential. As such, the department has created a Diversity and Inclusion Framework that will drive various projects, including:
- Gender Equality and Respect – We are a White Ribbon accredited workplace that has recently embarked on the re-accreditation journey to help reduce violence against women
- Reconciliation – We are currently designing our two-year ‘Innovate’ Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) which will have a focus on strengthening relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples whilst engaging staff and stakeholders in reconciliation
- Disability, Access and Inclusion – In early 2020 we will be designing an action plan to further drive the inclusiveness of people with disability and access barriers within the workplace
- Life In Mind – We run various awareness sessions and activities to drive a healthy mind workplace.